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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, with an emphasis on curricular offerings in undergraduate and graduate level design courses, and management of experiential learning. We are particularly interested in applicants who can:

        i) teach and mentor student teams in the BME Design Program,


ii) instruct in one or more core biomedical engineering classes,

       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 the equivalent of 4-5 courses per academic year, though teaching load may be offset by other educational service to the BME Design Program. This position will include managerial responsibilities related to the student design facilities in the Biomedical Engineering Department, as well as outreach and fostering of relationships with industry partners. Candidates with demonstrated experience in teaching, pedagogical methods, and experiential learning are preferred.

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:

Required Qualifications*

Required qualifications include a PhD in engineering or design-related discipline, or a BS/MS degree with relevant industry experience, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and education.

Desired Qualifications*

A strong motivation to engage students in experiential learning and to mentor students and student teams is desirable, including the ability to oversee fabrication activities and facilities. Experience in medical product development and outreach to industry and other educational partners is also 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 are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting March 1, and the application deadline is March 31, 2021.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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