- A doctoral degree in biomedical science or other related health sciences field.
- Postdoctoral research experience is required.
- Record of research and publication.
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
- Assistant professor candidates must have a vibrant research program with strong likelihood of funding and continued scholarly dissemination.
- Discipline-specific teaching experience preferred.
- Experience in fostering interdisciplinary research initiatives desirable.
- Previous experience in teaching is preferred.
Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
Required Applicant Documents:
- Cover letter to include information about your past academic experience and highlight the ways you would be able to contribute to the department, college and university.
- Curriculum vitae.
- Teaching statement/philosophy.
- Research statement including research goals, past research accomplishments and a 3 year research plan.
- Two-three samples of published work in peer-reviewed journals in the area of funding/funding potential, preferably as first author and in high impact journals.
- Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application. References will be contacted after the initial search committee interview.
About University of Massachusetts Lowell:
The University of Massachusetts Lowell, located about 25 miles northwest of Boston in the high-tech corridor of Massachusetts, is a tier-1 public research university. UMass Lowell has experienced dramatic growth in research funding, total endowments, and student enrollment over the past eight years. It is a Carnegie Classification Doctoral University – Higher Research Activity and conducts more than $84 million in sponsored research annually.
About the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences:
The Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences is dynamic and expanding, and prepares professionals and scientists in a wide range of health science fields including applied, clinical and translational areas. The Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences offers baccalaureate, masters and doctoral programs in several health related disciplines including biomedical sciences, nutrition, exercise science, nursing, pharmaceutical sciences, public health, physical therapy. A large research program and vibrant community partnerships and engagement opportunities enrich and support our educational programs. The successful candidates will collaborate with other college faculty, with community partners, and with external academic colleagues. Candidates whose research will facilitate collaborations with faculty in the departments of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering will be favored.
Opportunities for research linkages exist with other UMass Lowell Colleges, Research Centers and across the 5-campus UMass system as well as with the VA.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.