Lecturer, Innovation and Design

  • Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering Department
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Sep 23, 2019
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is seeking a creative and motivated individual for a teaching track faculty position. The faculty member will co-instruct the department’s undergraduate design courses in the Design Team Program (https://cbid.bme.jhu.edu/academics/undergraduate-studies/). The faculty member will have the opportunity to participate in and contribute to other BME programs and initiatives.

Design Team is the premiere undergraduate healthcare design program in the #1 Biomedical Engineering program in the nation, with over 100 undergraduates and 50 clinicians involved each year. Student teams complete their projects in partnership with clinicians at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes and mentors from organizations including APL, Jhpiego, JHU Tech Ventures, and the FDA. Projects span all areas of medicine and all technology areas, and include both developed-world and global health related projects. Industrial and other commercial partners are also involved as project sponsors.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Candidates should have hands-on experience in the design and development of solutions to real world healthcare challenges. A PhD or MS/MSE in an engineering discipline, or closely related field, is desired, however candidates with a BS Engineering degree combined with 5 years or more of directly related industry experience will also be considered and are competitive. Candidates with medical product development experience and demonstrated track record of innovation are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching experience is required, either in the form of formal education in an academic setting or mentorship and talent development in an industrial setting.

Specific responsibilities include: 1) co-teaching the Design Team courses, 2) mentoring student teams, 3) creating partnerships with clinicians and other industry professional mentors, and 4) facilitating product development and translation with teams that continue projects beyond the Design Team course.

The target of this faculty search is the Lecturer position, but highly qualified applicants may be considered at other levels.

Application Details

Applications are to be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/68621. The electronic applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) teaching or mentoring portfolio (5) healthcare/medtech design, development, and innovation portfolio, and (6) a list of the names and email address of at least three references.

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received before December 20, 2019.

The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  The Johns Hopkins University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and actively encourages applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions. All applicants who share this goal are encouraged to apply.


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Application Deadline

Preference will be given to applications received before December 20, 2019.