Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Molecular Engineering @ University of Toronto

May 20, 2020

The Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering ( at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time continuing teaching stream appointment in the area of Molecular Engineering. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an expected start date of September 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.


The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching in molecular engineering and science. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and strengthen the Institute’s existing strengths. Applications from candidates with teaching expertise in molecular engineering, assembly, diagnostic systems, point-of-care devices, biosensor technologies for clinical diagnosis and health monitoring, pharmaceutical formulations are especially welcome but expertise in all other disciplines with relevance to molecular and biomedical engineering will be considered. A candidate with experience in entrepreneurship, industry and start-ups will be a plus. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or another relevant field by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter.


Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry, and have undergraduate and/or graduate teaching experience that includes lecture preparation and delivery, assessment, and broader curriculum development. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to improving their pedagogical practices, and an interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.


Evidence for excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong and reflective teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference from referees of high standing.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) at the University of Toronto is a multidisciplinary research community where engineering, medicine and dentistry investigators collaborate to develop innovative solutions that address global challenges in human health. More information is available at

Review of application materials will begin on March 30, 2020, however applications will be considered until the position is filled.


All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications must be submitted online. For further information about the application process, please see the submission guidelines at If you have questions about the position, please contact


Applications must include: 1. A cover letter and detailed C.V.; 2. A teaching dossier, including a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, sample syllabi and course materials, teaching evaluations, and teaching accomplishments. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference (pdf, on letterhead, signed, and scanned), including at least one primarily addressing the candidate’s teaching, sent directly by referees to Professor Warren Chan via email at References letters must be received for an application to be considered.


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.