Faculty Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Biotechnical Engineering

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Faculty Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Biotechnical Engineering

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Position Description

As part of UC Davis’ commitment to hire leading research faculty dedicated to the success of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities and address the needs of our increasingly diverse state and student population, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the College of Engineering at the University of California, Davis, announce an Assistant Professor faculty position in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. Applications are encouraged from candidates with a strong interest and background in Biotechnical Engineering and who will apply modern biotechnology and develop novel bioengineering approaches to address global challenges such as climate change, food supply, environmental protection, and human and animal health and nutrition.

This is an academic year (9-month), tenure track position with teaching, research, and service responsibilities and includes the expectation that the appointee will conduct mission-oriented research and outreach/engagement of relevance to the California Agricultural Experiment Station (https://caes.ucdavis.edu/research/aes).


Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Engineering related to biological and agricultural engineering. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Evidence of research excellence is expected. The candidate should have the ability to develop and instruct undergraduate and graduate courses in the Biological Systems Engineering program, and the ability to develop and conduct extramurally funded research in biotechnical engineering.

To Apply

Applications should be submitted via https://recruit.ucdavis.edu (for additional information please see https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03875).  Inquiries regarding the application process may be directed to Monica Ferrigno, Department  of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA, 95616, email mferrigno@ucdavis.edu.  For questions concerning the position, contact the recruitment advisory committee chair, Professor Tina Jeoh, at  tjeoh@ucdavis.edu (530-752-1020).  The position will remain open until filled but to ensure consideration, applications should be received by 1 February 2021. Additional details can be found at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/.

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