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Professor of Engineering- Open Rank, School of Science, Technology, and Health
Location: La Mirada, California
Type: Full Time
Faculty Careers - Engineering
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Professor of Engineering, Open Rank Department of Chemistry, Physics, and Engineering - School of Science, Technology, and Health
Biola University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Engineering, open rank, to begin August 2023.
Teach relevant undergraduate courses and associated laboratory sections that support the Engineering, Engineering Physics, Applied Physics, Physics, and Robotics programs while having a multidisciplinary-minded approach that supports the various student academic and career pathways.
Provide academic advising and mentoring for engineering students towards a future career and in the faith.
Help oversee and maintain undergraduate engineering/physics laboratories and instrumentation.
Participate in course, curriculum, and program development.
Participate in the ABET accreditation process alongside other faculty.
Remain current in their field by conducting research and being active in their professional organizations.
Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.
Preference will be given to candidates with an earned Ph.D. from an accredited institution in engineering or a closely related field with relevant experience. Candidates expected to receive a Ph.D. in engineering by the time of employment will also be considered for the tenure-track faculty position, while candidates with a Master’s degree in engineering and extensive industry experience will be considered for a nontenure-track instructor position.
The candidate must have a strong Christian commitment with an interest in the integration of faith and science.
Commitment to high-quality, innovative instruction in a student-centered and industry-guided environment.
Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to relate to a diverse student body.
A track record of research and publications, and the ability to lead undergraduates in original research projects.
A prior track record of excellent college level teaching is desired.
Industry experience is desired.
The School of Science, Technology, and Health (SSTH) serves both graduate and undergraduate students. The undergraduate program of the SSTH is the largest among the nine schools that comprise Biola University. Our mission is to train professionals who are grounded in a Christian worldview, are intellectually and technically proficient and are prepared to provide clear moral leadership in their respective fields. Our school is committed to a biblical vision of unity where diverse believers work together as one body under the lordship of Christ. Candidates from diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences are encouraged to apply.
Biola is an evangelical Christian university in which faculty endorse a university statement of Christian faith and community values, and are committed to the integration of faith and learning. Candidates must be willing to support Biola’s mission, and preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a clear commitment to the integration of faith into their scholarship and teaching. Biola serves a student body of approximately 5,500 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by WSCUC.
As a private Christian University, Biola seeks faculty whose personal theological beliefs are in agreement with the Biola Theological Positions and maintain a lifestyle consistent with the Biola Standard of Conduct.
Applicants should send their CV, one-page statement of interest, and one-page Christian testimony here https://biola.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/2034?c=biola.
Biola University is a leading Christ-centered university in Southern California that offers a premier, nationally ranked education and has been named one of the nation's “up and coming” universities by U.S. News & World Report four times in five years. Founded in 1908, Biola is committed to the mission of biblically centered education, scholarship and service — equipping men and women in mind and character to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ. With more than 6,300 students at its Los Angeles-area campus and around the world, the faculty and staff and students are professing Christians.
Biola University's Doctrinal Statement remains the foundational document regarding the theological position of the University. Biola's position from its inception has been and remains Christian, Protestant and theologically conservative.
The mission of Biola University is biblically centered education, scholarship and service — equipping men and women in mind and character to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ.