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Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer
Santa Clara University

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Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer

Santa Clara University
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The Department of Bioengineering at Santa Clara University seeks applications for one academic year adjunct lecturers (AYALs) for the 2019-2020 academic year.


Depending on qualifications; benefits eligible

Basic Qualifications

Earned Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Biology or a closely related field and/or equivalent professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching bioengineering at the graduate and undergraduate levels and understanding and commitment to the Santa Clara University teaching model.


A. The position is available for the teaching and service for Department of Bioengineering at Santa Clara University. The total loads are 9 CEs (course equivalents) per academic year. The individual is required to teach minimum 7 CEs with lectures and lab sessions. The rest CE units can be converted to Department and/or School of Engineering services.

B. Fulfilling other instructional or academic duties as assigned by the Chair of Bioengineering or by the Dean of Engineering, including:

a. Student advising on academic and career planning.

b. Attending departmental and school meetings, required trainings, and other events as requested.

c. Research is not accounted towards “services” for this position.

C. Teaching courses in bioengineering including lower division undergraduate courses, and upper division undergraduate courses and graduate courses in one or more areas of expertise. At a minimum, teaching shall include:

a. Preparing for and conducting all assigned class meetings;

b. Assigning and evaluating student work appropriately;

c. Being available to students for consultation outside of class;

d. Submitting electronic copies of each syllabus, including approved expecte learning outcomes, and examinations to the Chair of the Department of Bioengineering;

e. Assigning student grades appropriately and submitting them to the Office of Student Records by the designated deadline; and

f. Complying with university and school policies, including those delineated in the School of Engineering Term Faculty Handbook.

D. The qualified candidate must have the expertise to teach the following courses and labs:

BIOE 1 (Emerging Areas in Bioengineering); BIOE 10 (Introduction to Bioengineering); BIOE 21 (Introduction to Physiology); BIOE 32 (Introduction to Biochemical Engineering); BIOE 175 (Biomolecular and Cellular Engineering I); BIOE 176 (Biomolecular and Cellular Engineering II); BIOE 172 (Introduction to Tissue Engineering); BIOE 186/286 (Introduction to Biotechnology); BIOE 179 (Introduction to Neural Engineering); BIOE 320 (Cancer Immunotherapy).

In addition to the courses above, the qualified candidate is expected to have the expertise to establish and teach some or most of the following topics for BIOE upper division and graduate courses:

Recombinant DNA Technology for Genetic Engineering

Recombinant DNA Technology Lab

Immune Systems for Engineering

Stem Cell Engineering

Precision Medicine and Pharmacogenomics

Biomarkers and Molecular Diagnostics

Biomedical Image Analysis

Bio-inspired computing (Intro)

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Work Authorization

Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

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Close Date

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications will be reviewed immediately and the search will continue until the positions are filled.

Unless requested to do so, applicants should not send letters of reference or transcripts.

Additional Information

About Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

EEO Statement

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

Santa Clara University annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Santa Clara University report, please go to the Campus Safety Services website. To request a paper copy please call Campus Safety at (408) 554-4441. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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Our Story

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara University blends high-tech innovation with a social consciousness grounded in the Jesuit educational tradition.

We are committed to leaving the world a better place. We pursue new technology, encourage creativity, engage with our communities, and share an entrepreneurial mindset. Our goal is to help shape the next generation of leaders and global thinkers.

Santa Clara's undergraduate and graduate programs span areas ranging from psychology to sustainable-energy engineering and from theatre arts to business analytics.

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