The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Washington invites applications for a full time, tenure-eligible Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors with an anticipated start date of September 16, 2024. The annual service period is nine months.

The base salary range for this position will be $11,800 to $21,000 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. Other compensation associated with this position may include a moving allowance, a relocation incentive, and/or limited commitment of summer salary in the first year.
This position will engage in bioengineering education research informed by Critical Race Theory, Critical Race Science and Technology Studies, intersectionality, social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or educational disparities that can be applied to biomedical education and curricula. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to develop an inclusive, federally funded research program of national repute, provide inclusive and innovative approach to their undergraduate and graduate instruction, promote the success of students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in academia and contribute to the goals and missions of the department, college, and university. They will be expected to follow UW’s strong tradition of collaboration and translation across disciplinary boundaries.
UW Bioengineering is jointly administered by the School of Medicine and the College of Engineering. We are committed to being a global leader in inclusive, equitable, and just biomedical research, teaching, and service. This call for applications builds on that strength. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, training and experience in indigenous, critical ethnic, Black, gender, and/or trans studies, biomedical engineering education research, teaching, and/or service and experience in mechanisms, impact, prevention/intervention, and/or resilience-strengthening affecting racialized minorities and/or people of color.
In Bioengineering, we are bound by a belief that diversity, health innovation, and social justice are inseparable. Each requires the other. Thus, we encourage applications from individuals whose experience aligns with the department’s commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute positively to these efforts. We encourage applications from people who have been traditionally minoritized, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


The minimum qualifications are a PhD degree in a relevant field (or foreign equivalent) at the time of hire and a record of published research in Biomedical Engineering or Engineering Education.

Application Instructions

Please apply online at with a letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, a statement of commitment to diversity*, and the contact information of at least four references. The priority deadline has been extended to February 4, 2024. Applications received by either date will receive equal consideration. Open positions are contingent on funding. Questions can be sent to

* For your diversity statement, please describe how your research, teaching, service, and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from diverse racial, ethnic, class, and gender backgrounds. (500-750 words.)

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Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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