Assistant Professor- Biomedical Engineering

Date Posted: 01/26/2022
Closing Date: 03/31/2022, Open Until Filled
Req ID: 21767
Job Category: Faculty - Tenure Stream (continuing)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering
Department: Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Campus:St. George (Downtown Toronto)




The Institute of Biomedical Engineering ( in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto invites applications for up to two full-time tenure stream appointments in the broad areas of Molecular Engineering, Cell & Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials, Computational Bioengineering, Immunoengineering, Synthetic Biology, and Devices. The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor with an expected start date of September 1, 2022.

Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in biomedical engineering or another relevant field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching and emerging international reputation in one or more of the above-listed areas. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded research program.

Excellence in research will be determined by the quality of articles submitted in the application; output and impact of research or a research pipeline that is at high international levels; publications in top ranked, internationally recognized, and field relevant academic journals; presentations at significant conferences; awards and accolades; and strong endorsements by referees of high international stature.


Evidence for excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference and a teaching dossier to include a reflective teaching statement, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations; or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities submitted as part of the application. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae with a list of publications, 3 sample articles, research statement, and a teaching dossier (to include a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities as listed above).


Applicants must also provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto's recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each referee after an application is submitted (this happens overnight). Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters (on letterhead, dated and signed). All reference letters must be received for an application to be considered.  


Submission guidelines can be found at Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Warren Chan at

Review of application materials will begin on March 31, 2022, however applications will be considered until the position is filled.


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


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