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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.

Job Summary

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, a joint department between the College of Engineering and the Medical School, is seeking to fill a full time lecturer position. We seek applications from individuals in all areas of biomedical engineering that will contribute to our educational mission.  We are particularly interested in applicants who can:

  • teach and mentor student teams in the BME Design Program,
  • develop and implement experiential modules in BME laboratory classes,
  • instruct in one or more core biomedical engineering classes and
  • develop and teach professional development seminars.

Individual teaching assignments which will likely be expected in this role include:

  • BME 241 Biomedical Engineering Laboratory
  • BME 250 Fundamentals of Design
  • BME 350 Introduction to BME Design
  • BME 450 Senior Design (1-term)
  • BME 451/452 BME Senior Design Pt 1/Part 2 (2-term)
  • BME 599 Graduate Innovative Design

Applicants will also need to engage in professional service, primarily as the department's industry liaison working with industry to develop connections and enable projects with student groups; develop and launch a funded industrial partnership program for BME instructional activities related to design and participate actively on departmental committees related to instructional and educational goals for Biomedical Engineering.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates with a strong background in teaching are preferred. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with experience working with or in the medical device industry, and/or knowledge of patient safety, quality systems, and regulatory science.

Desired Qualifications*

PhD in engineering or the physical sciences, or a BS/MS degree with relevant industry experience, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and education. A strong motivation to engage students in experiential learning and to mentor students and student teams is desirable. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 

Additional Information

The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual career families.

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.

Mission Statement

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do.  Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/ 

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering  component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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