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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:

i) instruct in one or more core biomedical engineering classes, particularly at the 200-level,

ii) develop and implement experiential modules in BME laboratory classes, and

iii) contribute broadly to the teaching and educational mission of the Department.

The specific courses taught will depend on expertise and interest. Teaching load is expected to be 4-5 courses per academic year. Candidates with demonstrated experience in teaching and pedagogical methods are preferred.

Required Qualifications*

PhD in engineering, biological or physical sciences, or a BS/MS degree with 3-5 years of relevant industry experience.

Desired Qualifications*

Demonstrated commitment to teaching and education. A strong motivation to improve the educational experience and engage students in experiential learning.  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: .

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: .

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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