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Job ID: 121128

Professor of the Practice (part time)
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 18, 2019
Title Professor of the Practice (part time)
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Sep. 1, 2019
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Biomedical Sciences

The primary responsibilities of the Professor of the Practice will be to coordinate the Tufts Biomedical Engineering undergraduate research courses, and to teach the undergraduate design courses. This is a part time, teaching position; this Professor of the Practice would be responsible for teaching up to four (4) courses per academic year.

Appointment rank will be commensurate with professional experience. The initial appointment term will be for two years with the possibility of renewal contingent upon annual performance review results. A successful Professor of the Practice candidate will possess a wealth of industry experience to share with our students.

The Professor of the Practice rank is awarded when a candidate has demonstrated outstanding professional accomplishments and achieved senior stature in his/her field, demonstrated by a career path of increasing responsibility and scope.

The ideal candidate would possess a combination of educational and industrial experience in the areas of biomedical engineering regenerative medicine, biomedical devices and/or imaging techniques and systems. MS or PhD in a related field is required; prior teaching experience preferred.

Applicants should submit a cover letter highlighting the particular strengths and experiences they bring to the position, curriculum vitae, and a summary of their teaching experience/philosophy. These items should be submitted online through Interfolio at

Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

    Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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Contact Information

  • Lorin Polidora
    Biomedical Engineering
    Tufts University
    4 Colby Street
    Room 204
    Medford, MA 02155
  • 617-627-1108


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