Director of Experiential Learning in Biomedical Engineering
February 14, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
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 BME students
•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.
Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal opportunity Employer. Women and individuals in underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a private research university located on lakefront campuses in both Evanston and downtown Chicago, Illinois. Northwestern was founded in 1851. In fall 2008, Northwestern opened another campus in Doha, Qatar offering bachelor’s degrees in journalism and communications in partnership with the Qatar Foundation.
The university employs approximately 7,100 full-time faculty and staff members among its 11 schools and colleges. NU offers over 130 undergraduate programs and 70 graduate and professional programs to the almost 16,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students enrolled full time.
Northwestern University is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research, and the personal and intellectual growth of its students in a diverse academic community.
Northwestern University seeks to employ a varied and diverse range of dynamic people who understand the importance of our mission and vision. When you consider a career at Northwestern University, you know that you are joining an institution with a deep history of academic, professional and personal excellence.