The Department of Bioengineering invites applications for a full-time Design Instructor at the rank of Lecturer. The expected start date is January 2, 2019. The annual service period is twelve months which may be renewed every three years. Duties include teaching in the UW's Master of Applied Bioengineering program, advising students and performing service.
The Master of Applied Bioengineering is a collaborative one-year, full-time program that trains graduate students to apply engineering design to address today's clinical challenges and to fulfill the market-based demands of industry and medicine for biotechnology.
The Design Instructor is responsible for teaching and advising students, coordinating clinical rotations, and working with partners at the engineering career center to secure internship opportunities and placement. Service duties include co-directing the program, curriculum implementation and revisions, program evaluation, recruitment and admissions, and establishing and monitoring the Master of Applied Bioengineering program budget.
The successful candidate is expected to participate in the teaching and service missions of the department, to contribute toward expanding the diversity in STEM education and to follow UW's strong tradition of collaboration and translation across disciplinary boundaries. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service in a diverse and inclusive environment.
The position will utilize expertise in one or more of the following areas: instrumentation, signal processing, engineering computation (MATLAB, LabVIEW), prosthetic devices, device fabrication, electromechanical systems, and fluidic systems; as well as in classroom teaching, the Biodesign process, and/or nanoscale/molecular engineering and biomaterials.
The minimum qualifications are experience as an engineering mentor in industry or academia, and an MS, PhD or MD degree (or foreign equivalent degree) at the time of hire.
Please apply through Interfolio with a letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, and the names of at least four references. The review of applications is ongoing and will continue until filled. Open positions are contingent on funding. Questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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