Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Mechanical - Bioengineering
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
Position Description: The John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) at Harvard University seeks applicants for a tenured rank position in Bioengineering, with an expected start date of July 1, 2023. The successful applicant will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Bioengineering.
The candidate is expected to have a research and educational focus on the field of ‘Augmented Humanity,’ as broadly defined. Specific topics of interest include Human Cell Therapies with an emphasis on biomaterials/cell engineering/cell manufacturing and Human Organoids/Tissue Engineering with an emphasis on stem cell differentiation/genetic engineering/organoid assembly/tissue-level characterization. Candidates with research outside these areas, yet related to the field of Augmented Humanity, are also encouraged to apply. Candidates with industrial experience in any relevant area are also encouraged to apply.
Harvard SEAS provides a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment, with the opportunity to work with students and colleagues from diverse fields, including strong connections with departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the professional schools. We value diversity among our faculty and are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We strongly encourage applications from women and underrepresented groups.
Basic Qualifications: Candidates are required to have a doctorate in an appropriate field of engineering.
Additional Qualifications:Candidates are expected to have demonstrated a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and research in Bioengineering. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to SEAS, the University, and wider scholarly community.
Special Instructions:Please submit the following materials. Candidates are asked to apply by December 15, 2022, but we will continue to review applications until the position is filled.
Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas.
Harvard University is committed to fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive and experience a sense of inclusion and belonging. Community members are encouraged to model our values of integrity, responsible mentorship, equity, and excellence no matter where they are.
To support this commitment to our values of inclusion and excellence, the external finalist for this positionwill be required to complete a conduct questionnaire– specifically regarding findings of violation, on-going formal complaint investigations, or formal complaint investigations that did not conclude due to the external finalist’s departure concerning: harassment or discrimination, retaliation, sexual misconduct, bullying or intimidating/abusive behavior, unprofessional relationship, or misconduct related to scholarship, research, teaching, service, or clinical/patient care.
Harvard will also make conduct inquiries to current and former employers of the external finalist regarding such misconduct. To facilitate these inquiries, Harvard requires all external applicants for this position to complete, sign, and upload the form entitled “Authorization to release information for external applicants” as part of their application. If an external applicant does not include the signed authorization with the application materials, the application will be considered incomplete, and, as with any incomplete application, will not receive further consideration.
Harvard is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.
About Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
At the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), we work within and beyond the disciplines of engineering and foundational science to address the most pressing issues of our time. SEAS has no departments; departments imply boundaries, even walls. Our approach to teaching and research is, by design, highly interdisciplinary. We collaborate across academic areas at SEAS and the larger university, and with colleagues in academia, industry, government and public service organizations beyond Harvard. This commitment to collaboration, and our community’s manageable scale, enable our undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and researchers to advance knowledge, make groundbreaking discoveries, and develop technologies, products, and ideas that have the potential to improve lives the world over.
We are an inclusive community of dedicated problem-solvers who hold ourselves – and one another – to the highest academic and professional standards. We believe that we can achieve the best teaching, learning, and research outcomes when we invite in individuals from diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences.
Engineering and applied sciences at Ha...rvard have a long and distinguished history, beginning with the Lawrence Scientific School, established in 1847. Today, we continue to educate individuals who have the ability to think critically, collaborate productively, and shape ethical solutions to humanity’s most compelling and complex problems. As a top-tier engineering school embedded in one of the world’s leading the liberal arts institutions, SEAS offers a learning environment that inspires new ideas, collaborators, inventions, and innovations.