JHU Department of Biomedical Engineering career opportunities
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a Lecturer position in the BME Laboratory. This is a full-time teaching track faculty position to instruct students, develop and manage laboratory courses, and mentor students on independent research projects.
Specific responsibilities include: 1) Co-teaching biomedical engineering laboratory courses (including Cell and Tissue Engineering Lab and Nucleic Acid Sequencing Lab), 2) Serving as a Laboratory Manager for these courses, 3) Co-developing new biomedical engineering laboratory modules and courses, 4) Management of laboratory space to support student projects and other department research and 5) Mentoring students on independent research projects.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Biology, or a related discipline and have experience with research and teaching. Experience with cell culture, molecular biology, and teaching/mentoring undergraduates in a biological wet lab setting is desired. Experience or interests in nucleic acid sequencing and immunoengineering is preferred. Applicants should be strongly motivated, dependable, and able to work in a team-based environment.
Criteria for this position include excellence in teaching, management, research, educational and research publications, and course development. While the target of this faculty search is the Lecturer position, highly qualified applicants at other levels may be considered.
Applications are to be submitted online at apply.interfolio.com/61267. The electronic applications should include a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and email address of at least three references.
Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received before September 30, 2019.
Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.
Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking a creative and motivated individual for a teaching track faculty position. The faculty member will co-instruct the department’s undergraduate design courses in the Design Team Program (https://cbid.bme.jhu.edu/academics/undergraduate-studies/). The faculty member will have the opportunity to participate in and contribute to other BME programs and initiatives. Design Team is the premiere undergraduate healthcare design program in the #1 Biomedical Engineering program in the nation, with over 100 undergraduates and 50 clinicians involved each year. Student teams complete their projects in partnership with clinicians at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes and mentors from organizations including APL, Jhpiego, JHU Tech Ventures, and the FDA. Projects span all areas of medicine and all technology areas, and include both developed-world and global health related projects. Industrial and other commercial partners are also involved as project sponsors. Candidates should have hands-on experience in the design and development of solutions to real world healthcare challenges. A PhD or MS/MSE in an engineering discipline, or closely related field, is desired, however candidates with a BS Engineering degree combined with 5 years or more of directly related industry experience will also be considered and are competitive. Candidates with medical product development experience and demonstrated track record of innovation are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching experience is required, either in the form of formal education in an academic setting or mentorship and talent development in an industrial setting. Specific responsibilities include: 1) co-teaching the Design Team courses, 2) mentoring student teams, 3) creating partnerships with clinicians and other industry professional mentors, and 4) facilitating product development and translation with teams that continue projects beyond the Design Team course. The target of this faculty search is the Lecturer position, but highly qualified applicants may be considered at other levels. Applications are to be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/68621. The electronic applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) teaching or mentoring portfolio (5) healthcare/medtech design, development, and innovation portfolio, and (6) a list of the names and email address of at least three references. Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received before December 20, 2019. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Johns Hopkins University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and actively encourages applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.