Assistant Professor, Tenure Stream - Molecular, Cellular and Medical Device Engineering

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
March 16 2018
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The Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering ( at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the research areas of molecular, cellular and medical device engineering. The appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018, or soon thereafter.

We seek a candidate who can develop an outstanding, innovative, and independent research program in the broad areas of molecular, cellular, and medical device engineering. Candidates with expertise with manipulating molecules and nanoscale structures to alter cellular and/or tissues function and/or build devices for therapeutics and diagnostics purposes are encouraged to apply. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or a related field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants must provide evidence of excellence in research, and those with an emerging record of research excellence are encouraged to apply. Excellence in research is evidenced by a record of publications in top-ranked and field relevant journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. Additionally, candidates must show excellence in teaching and demonstrate capacity to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Evidence of teaching excellence must be demonstrated in the teaching statement, the teaching dossier and teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as awards, accolades and strong letters of reference. Eligibility to register as a Professional Engineer in Ontario is strongly desirable. 

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All application documents must be received online by 11:59PM on April 30, 2018.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications must include a C.V. with a list of publications, research statement, teaching dossier (including a teaching statement and teaching evaluations) and cover sheet. Candidates must arrange to have three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed by referee, and scanned) sent directly by referees to Professor Warren Chan via email at

For further information about the application process, please see the submission guidelines at

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.