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 diversity in 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: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14991
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