Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science (Joint Appointment)

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Engineering

Position: Joint Appointment - Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science  
Effective Date: August 17, 2023 (Fall Semester) 
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience 
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin January 9, 2022. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)

College of Engineering 
Department of Biomedical Engineering 
Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Required Qualifications:  

  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science or related areas in the application of machine learning in biomedicine including, but are not limited to: Bioinformatics, Neuro-informatics, Health informatics, Computational Genomics, Computational Medicine, Computational Biology. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2023.
  • Demonstrated potential for effective teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in research, and other related scholarly/creative activities
  • Demonstrated potential to contribute to CSULB’s mission of building an equitable and empowering culture
  • Demonstrated potential to work successfully with a diverse student population

Preferred Qualifications:                  

  • At least two years of teaching experience in undergraduate and/or graduate level courses in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science or any related areas
  • Post-Doc experience in areas requiring application of machine learning in biomedicine
  • Experience successfully working with socioeconomic and demographic populations similar to the student body at CSULB


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses effectively, as needed by both Departments: Biomedical Engineering Department, Computer Engineering and Computer Science Department [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Develop and maintain relevant curriculum and keep content current
  • Establish and sustain a successful record of research, scholarly and creative activities leading to publications and funding
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • Participation in faculty governance 
  • Work collaboratively and productively with colleagues
  • Support and empower the educational goals of our diverse body of students including those from historically marginalized backgrounds
  • Commit to pedagogical practices that are anti-racist and anti-ableist
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:

How to Apply - Required Documentation:                          

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement (maximum two pages, single-spaced) about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population. The statement should include the applicant’s plans to contribute CSULB’s mission of building an equitable and empowering culture. For further information and guidelines, please visit:
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the semi-finalist stage -recommendation attesting to competency in the application of machine learning in biomedicine and at least one referee from academia)
  • Teaching Statement describing your philosophy/experiences in teaching
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness, if applicable (i.e., course evaluations, student evaluations)
  • Research Statement describing your research accomplishments and future plans 
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Shadnaz Asgari, Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Biomedical Engineering
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-8306

(562) 985-2849 or E-Mail:


A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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