Job Details

Oregon State University
  • Position Number: 4733772
  • Location: Corvallis, OR
  • Position Type: Science - Chemistry

Associate/Full Professor

Oregon State University

Department: Sch of Chem/Bio/Envr Eng (ECB)

Appointment Type: Academic Faculty

Job Location: Corvallis

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with skills, education and experience.

Job Summary:
The School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-month, Tenure Track (Annual) Associate or Full Professor position.

Appointment at the Associate Professor rank is anticipated; however, appointment at a promoted rank may be considered depending upon the qualifications of the successful candidate

The School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering (CBEE) at Oregon State University (OSU) seeks to fill one or more full-time (1.00 FTE), tenure-track, nine-month associate professor or full professor positions in bioengineering to begin Sept. 16, 2024. Upon appointment to the faculty, rank will be determined commensurate with qualifications.

OSU's College of Engineering (COE) has committed to being a national model of inclusivity and collaboration. We strive to develop a community of faculty, students, and staff that is inclusive, collaborative, diverse, and centered on student success. We seek applicants who will broaden our capacity to advance student success and close gaps across demographic groups.

The incumbent in this position is expected to perform a combination of duties related to teaching and advising in bioengineering, advancing research and other scholarly activities, and performing service. A doctorate in biomedical engineering, bioengineering, or closely related field is required, as is a demonstrated commitment to engaging in diversity and inclusion initiatives and record of developing internal, national, or international partnerships to advance research and education missions in bioengineering. Duties will support the vision, mission, and goals of the school, college, and university, and contribute to COE's signature research area of health-related engineering.

Why OSU?
Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!

Oregon State University is a dynamic community of dreamers, doers, problem-solvers and change-makers. We dont wait for challenges to present themselves - we seek them out and take them on. We welcome students, faculty and staff from every background and perspective into a community where everyone feels seen and heard. We have deep-rooted mindfulness for the natural world and all who depend on it, and together, we apply knowledge, tools and skills to build a better future for all.


Top 1.4% university in the world
More research funding than all public universities in Oregon combined
1 of 3 land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the U.S.
2 campuses, 11 colleges, 12 experiment stations, and Extension programs in all 36 counties
7 cultural resource centers that offer education, celebration and belonging for everyone
100+ undergraduate degree programs, 80+ graduate degrees plus hundreds of minor options and certificates
35k+ students including more than 2.3k international students and 10k students of color
217k+ alumni worldwide
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Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon States beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of Americas best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.

Total Rewards Package:

Oregon State University offers a comprehensive benefits package with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
Retirement savings paid by the university.
A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.

Future and current OSU employees can use the Benefits Calculator to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.

Key Responsibilities
50% Teaching and related dutiesDelivers four (quarter-long) courses each year in support of the CBEE undergraduate bioengineering and interdisciplinary bioengineering graduate curricula. Participates with faculty and administrative staff in curriculum development, course design, and course delivery strategies. Advises undergraduate and graduate students, and participates in school- and college-level extended education efforts. Conducts an assessment of student learning for each assigned course, each term, and prepares proper documentation in support of the accreditation process.

40% Research and scholarly activitiesResearch includes the development and leadership of a funded research program that is significant and visible. This includes: writing proposals; conducting funded and unfunded research; presenting results at professional conferences, meetings, other institutions and industry; and directing and mentoring doctoral and masters students in all aspects of research and professional development. The scholarly expectations for this position lie in the discovery of new knowledge and understanding, the integration of knowledge leading to new interpretations or applications, and the dissemination of knowledge via peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, and, when appropriate, via development of new technologies, materials, methods, educational approaches, or filing patents.

10% ServiceAn appropriate balance of institutional and professional service is expected. Institutional service includes participation in school committees, faculty meetings, and outreach activities, as well as in college and university committees. Professional service includes conference organization and program committee service for professional societies, peer review service for journals and conference proceedings, proposal review service, and journal editorships.

Cooperation with school faculty and staff to promote achievement of college and university goals in relation to building a more inclusive and collaborative community, centered on student success, is expected. Specific workload assignments are at the discretion of the school head.

What You Will Need
Minimum/Required Qualifications for all ranks (Associate or Full Professor):
  • Doctoral degree in biomedical engineering, bioengineering, or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated record of effective teaching or training in bioengineering. Demonstrated record of securing the necessary funding to sustain a vigorous research program in health-related engineering.
  • Record of high-impact scholarly work with potential for distinction.
  • Demonstrated record of professional service in their area of specialization.
  • Demonstrated record of developing internal, national, or international partnerships to advance research and education missions in bioengineering.
  • Demonstrated record of promoting and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within professional community.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

Additional Minimum/Required Qualifications for Professor Rank:
  • Distinction in teaching as evidenced by a record of sustained effectiveness.
  • Record of high-impact scholarly work that is internationally recognized
  • Demonstrated record of professional leadership in their area of specialization.

What We Would Like You to Have
  • Demonstrated record of preparing students to work in industry, national laboratories, or academia. This could include prior experience that enables incorporation of engaging industrially relevant examples into student instruction.
  • Ability to effectively lead and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.
  • Research program that complements existing activities at Oregon State University including, but not limited to, the core areas of systems and computational biology, biosensors, cell and tissue engineering, or COEs additional signature research areas of artificial intelligence, materials science, robotics, or advanced manufacturing.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 1/15/24. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A Cover Letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position, and what interests you about coming to Oregon State University.

2) A Curriculum Vitae that includes the names of at least three professional references, their email addresses, and telephone contact numbers.

3) A Teaching Statement - three pages (or less) summary statement describing your teaching experience and your philosophy of teaching.

4) A Research Statement - three pages (or less) summary statement describing your proposed research program and describe how it leverages strengths of the School, College, and University.

5) A Diversity/Inclusion Statement - three pages (or less) that outlines how your experience, education, and training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community. Experiences and training can be in the context of interactions and activities within or outside the university environment, e.g., community or local organizations.

For additional information please contact:
Joe Baio

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

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