Director of Experiential Learning in Biomedical Engineering
Mar. 12, 2018
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Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
Engineering - Other
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The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University invites applications for a Director of Experiential Learning. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor of Instruction. It is a 3-year, renewable appointment.
The Director will be responsible for expanding and administering experiential opportunities for our undergraduate students. Specific responsibilities will include:
Contribute to the oversight and improvement of our undergraduate curriculum
Develop and teach laboratory modules to complement our existing course offerings
Run undergraduate academic year and summer research programs
Expand internship opportunities for
Teach 3-4 courses per year
Advise undergraduate students
The successful candidate will have a PhD in biomedical engineering or a related field involving substantial experimental research and experience in teaching and curriculum development. Candidates should be energetic, self-motivated, and organized. The following skills would be advantageous, though not all are necessary: instrumentation design and construction, physiological measurements, animal handling and surgery, computer programming, statistics, material synthesis and characterization, and other biomedical laboratory skills pertinent to undergraduate education.
For consideration, please submit the following materials to https://facultyrecruiting.northwestern.edu/apply/OTU
: CV, teaching statement, three letters of recommendation, and a cover letter with a statement of career goals, laboratory experience, and laboratory skills.
Biomedical Engineering Department
Phone : 8474917644
Website : http://www.northwestern.edu
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff.