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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.  Applications will be accepted until December 09, 2017. Final hiring decisions are expected to be made by December 15, 2017.

Job Summary

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UM-Dearborn is seeking an Intermittent Lecturer to teach BENG 375  "Biomaterial Tissue Engineering". The course provides a basic understanding of the structure, properties and therapeutic applications of biomaterials as well as the opportunities and scientific and technological challenges of tissue engineering.  It also provides an integrated and multidisciplinary biological-engineering approach and probes mechanisms and methods of evaluation of tissue/biomaterials and patient/device interactions. Further the course assesses current outcomes, current challenges and cutting edge technological solutions to medical problems.  Labortory topics include key bilogical concepts, clinical safety, tissue culture, biological cells/bioactive materials interaction, and scaffold testing.


The Intermittent Lecturer in will be expected to teach BENG 375 "Biomaterial Tissue Engineering" a 4 (four) credit hour lecture (3 lecture hours/1 lab hour).  This is expected to be a 33.33% appointment, the course schedule is TBD.  Specific activities include course preparation, content delivery, grading, office hours, discussion/meetings with the Department Chair.

Required Qualifications*

Preferred candidates will possess, at minimum, a PhD Degree in Mechanical or Biomechanical Engineering with relevant specialization, relevant teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence.  Candidates with lesser qualifications will be considered. Candidates will be evaluated based on submitted CV, teaching evaluations, and relevant recommendations.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.