LEO Lecturer III

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How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, current CV, teaching statement, diversity statement, proof of successful teaching, and list of professional references as a single pdf file.  Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis; however, preference will be given to applications received prior to July 31st, 2023. 


The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (bme.umich.edu), 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 and coordinate labs for one or more 200-level core courses, which may include circuits and systems, biochemistry and thermodynamics, and biomechanics.
ii) Instruct and provide mentorship in one or more of our Design courses, which may include modeling, simulation, and computational software, and design-build-test of biomedical devices, combination products, or other medical technologies. 
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 courses per academic year. Candidates with demonstrated experience in teaching and pedagogical methods are preferred.

Who We Are

Michigan Engineers are world-class educators, researchers, students and staff who strive to build a people-first future. As part of the nation's number one public research institution, Michigan Engineering's mission is to provide scientific and technological leadership to the people of the world, develop intellectually curious and socially conscious minds, create collaborative solutions to societal problems, and promote an inclusive and innovative community of service for the common good.

Our vision, mission and values are supported by a people-first engineering framework that guides our work. As Michigan Engineers, we strive to apply excellent engineering fundamentals, integrated expertise and equity-centered values to reimagine what engineering can be, close critical gaps, and elevate all people. 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). Michigan Engineering models that commitment in our research, culture and collaborations. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of that commitment. Learn more about DEI at Michigan Engineering:

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, as well as 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 are 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.