Professor of the Practice in Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Tulane University invites applications for a Professor of the Practice. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in taking a leadership role in enhancing the undergraduate experience of our students, which covers disciplines in electronics, signals and systems, quantitative physiology, biomechanics, biotransport, biomaterials, tissue engineering, design thinking, and innovation.

Applicants should have a PhD in engineering with a demonstrated interest in undergraduate instruction and mentorship. The Professor of the Practice is a teaching intensive position. Tulane University has a commitment to Professors of the Practice as colleagues with long-term, renewable contracts.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering, founded in 1977, has a an ABET accredited undergraduate program with approximately 200 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students. Biomedical Engineering is located in the School of Science and Engineering on Tulane’s uptown campus. Our academic structure is beneficial to the Department of Biomedical Engineering because of the strong emphasis on interdisciplinary interactions and an administrative structure that reduces the overhead associated with these interactions. The department also administers an interdisciplinary Bioinnovation PhD program that is supported by an NIH T32 training grant.

In addition to its research and teaching presence on Tulane’s uptown campus, the department benefits from substantial laboratory space on the Health Science campus. This environment benefits our collaborative interactions with the School of Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the New Orleans Bioinnovation Center. More information can be found at and

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest, a teaching statement, a list of references and a full CV to the Search Committee at

Applications will be evaluated beginning December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Information requests should be sent to bmen- Applications will be held in confidence, if requested.

Tulane University is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity employer.

Faculty position at University of Delaware, First Year Engineering

The University of Delaware College of Engineering has an open position for a new Assistant/Associate Professor to direct our first year engineering course:  

The individual’s home department(s) could be any of the departments within our College: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and/or Mechanical Engineering.
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in a traditional engineering field or in engineering education, experience teaching lower-level undergraduate courses, experience working in teams of faculty, a familiarity with evidence-based teaching and learning methods in engineering, and evidence of commitment to diversity and inclusion among undergraduate engineering populations. Preference will be given to candidates with a publication record in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and those with personal experience in the implementation of evidence-based pedagogical practices.

Lecturer Position in Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University

The Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University has one or more full-time or part-time positions for Lecturers and Senior Lecturers to develop and teach undergraduate and Master’s level biomedical engineering courses. Lecturers are non-tenure eligible faculty members who are hired on multi-year appointments with a 9-month service period plus summer opportunities. Positions have anticipated start dates as early as January 2020. Full-time lecturers in the Meinig School teach two 3-credit hour courses per semester and participate in faculty meetings, curricular review committees, and strategic planning.

A Ph.D. in bioengineering/biomedical engineering or closely related field is preferred with a record of outstanding teaching. Teaching experience beyond the graduate teaching assistant level and in the core areas of biomedical engineering curriculum, particularly introduction to biomedical engineering, tissue engineering, and physiology is preferred. A strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising is essential. Teaching responsibilities will include participation in and development of both undergraduate and graduate courses, and strong engagement in the core biomedical engineering curriculum.  Applicants with leadership experience in engineering education research and assessment are encouraged to apply. These opportunities provide meaningful impact on a growing undergraduate program. Starting salary and title will depend upon the level of experience of the candidate.

The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering is located in the College of Engineering on Cornell’s main campus in Ithaca, New York. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our community of scholars, students, and staff contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. The main campus sits at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. The Ithaca area offers a small city lifestyle with the cultural and culinary offerings of larger metropolitan areas and outstanding public schools. The climate of the region provides for a range of outdoor activities, including boating/sailing, swimming, mountain biking, and hiking in summer, to skiing and ice skating in winter.

The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who foster a welcoming climate for all students. Biomedical Engineering at Cornell was the first department in the United States to be recognized with the Biomedical Engineering Society Diversity Award. The university also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

All applicants must submit a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a teaching portfolio, a statement addressing the applicant’s commitment to equity, inclusion and diversityin teaching and service, and contact information for at least three reference letter writers. Applications received by November 15 will receive consideration for positions starting January 2020 . Application materials must be submitted electronically at:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. Cornell University is a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Survey on BME labs

In an effort to benchmark how undergraduate biomedical engineering programs are using labs in their curricula, we are asking lab instructors to complete a brief survey. Participants will be entered in a raffle for a $200 gift card.

Please complete the survey by December 1, 2019.
Thank you for your assistance with this project.
Survey: go.illinois.edy/lab-courses-survey

Karin Jensen, Ph.D
Teaching Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering
3110 Everitt Lab, MC-278
1406 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801

Biomedical Engineering Educator Community (BEEC) Virtual Conference

A group of educators from The Ohio State University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Massachusetts Lowell are trying to assess interest and suggestions for a professional development virtual conference and to develop learning communities among teaching-focused faculty in Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering. We are asking that you fill out a survey to identify topics that would be a priority for this virtual meeting and to help guide future efforts to develop resources and events for this community.

Find the survey at


Please contact Alexis at


Assistant/Associate Professor at Florida Gulf Coast University

The Department of Bioengineering in the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering at Florida Gulf Coast University has an opening for a new Assistant/Associate Professor in Bioengineering to begin August 7, 2020. Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is a public, comprehensive university situated within 760 acres of beautiful preserve in Southwest Florida . We offer a wide range of undergraduate programs (including ABET accredited engineering degrees in Bioengineering, Civil, Environmental and Software Engineering), as well as selected graduate degree programs, including a M.S. Engineering degree program.



  • An earned Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related field of engineering
  • ABD candidates with degree conferral dates after July 2020 will be considered at the Lecturer level



  • Areas of expertise include neural engineering, medical devices (including robotics), biomanufacturing and/or engineering design, ideally with industrial experience in one or more of these areas
  • Demonstrated ability to teach new and/or existing courses in bioengineering, as well as in selected general engineering topics

HOW TO APPLY:  Candidates can apply to the job directly through Eagle Jobs at:


For more information, please contact Dr. Chris Geiger, Search Committee Chair, directly by phone at (239) 590-7355 or by email


DEADLINE:  This posting will remain open until filled. Applicant reviews will begin on November 1, 2019.


Call for Proposals — Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Call for Programming Proposals for the 2020 Annual Conference in Montreal (linked below):

CDEI is interested in sessions that guide participants to develop skills, knowledge, or abilities to improve equity and inclusion in their classrooms or professional and academic communities. Sessions will be 90-minutes and must be interactive with immersive inquiry or skills-building. Proposals are due October 14, 2019, using a link in the CfP. Don’t delay!!


Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering at The Ohio State University

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at The Ohio State University (OSU) is pleased to invite applicants for a Clinical Professor of Practice position at the Assistant or Associate level, available beginning Spring or Summer 2020.

OSU and President Michael Drake are committed to the elevation and advancement of teaching and learning. This is accomplished in part through multiple university-wide incentives and professional development opportunities for all faculty, making OSU a great place to start and/or continue to build a fruitful teaching career.

The BME department was founded in 2006 following a 35-year history as a research center, has 29 departmental faculty members (including 4 Clinical Professors of Practice), and over 70 affiliated graduate faculty across five different colleges. We maintain a tradition of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education and research, with thriving partnerships across campus that include The OSU Wexner Medical Center and the OSU Department of Engineering Education. BME is about to implement a newly revamped undergraduate curriculum, effective autumn 2020, aimed to prepare students for their post-graduate education and/or career goals. We are also developing a new master’s program in Medical Product Development, and will be moving into a new academic and research facility in summer 2020.

The Clinical Professor of Practice position is a non-tenure track, teaching-focused designation necessitated by the growth of our ABET accredited undergraduate major in Biomedical Engineering. We are seeking education innovators who will help grow our evolving undergrad and masters’ curricula. Highly competitive candidates would have significant experience in evidence-based pedagogical teaching techniques, with attention to inclusion of multiple perspectives and demographics.

Summary of Duties:

  • Develop and teach undergrad (and some masters) courses and curricula, including Intro to BME, a new Quantitative Principles of Cellular and Molecular Systems course, BME lab courses, and/or engineering design
  • Participate in various service activities, including department and college committees
  • Disseminate scholarly educational results in conference proceedings (i.e. ASEE, BMES)
  • Participate in the obtainment of funding to support the educational goals of the BME department
  • Support post-graduation career attainment and/or further education goals for bachelors and master’s students

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, or terminal degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrated (or potential for) record of excellence in teaching and service
  • Ability and desire to implement evidence-based pedagogical teaching techniques in the classroom
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability and desire to motivate and inspire students

Desired Qualifications:

  • Interest in engaging actively with other engineering and non-engineering departments across OSU
  • Experience in conducting scholarly research in areas of biomedical engineering education
  • Industry experience

Application Instructions: To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Academic Jobs Online: Review of applications will begin November 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please apply by the priority deadline of December 1, 2019. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of teaching, scholarly interest summary, diversity and inclusion statement, and names and contact information of three references.General information about the Department of Biomedical Engineering can be found at:


The Ohio State University College of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas including scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, applicants are asked to describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Requires the successful completion of a background check.