The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering seeks a Lecturer who has a strong interest in developing and using innovative pedagogies that foster the development of an entrepreneurial mindset. We are particularly interested in individual who can teach undergraduate courses in of biomechanics, biotransport, bioinstrumentation, biosignal processing, or statistics.
This new position will not only involve the creation and teaching of courses, but will also support co-curricular efforts related to the department’s portfolio program, which is designed to support entrepreneurial-minded learning in our students. Students with an entrepreneurial mindset are curious, explore contrarian views of accepted solutions, and gain novel insights by integrating information from many sources. They understand the big picture, recognize opportunities, and learn from their mistakes.
The successful candidate will have the requisite skills to work collaboratively with Coulter Department faculty, staff, students and other stakeholders to create a learning environment that will increase student success and identity development as entrepreneurially-minded engineers. This is a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track faculty position. While the primary responsibilities will be course development and teaching, other responsibilities will include a prominent role in working with faculty and staff to develop and maintain the department’s portfolio program. These additional responsibilities include: •Providing leadership in developing and maintaining a portfolio program that supports student identity development as entrepreneurially-minded engineers, in partnership with faculty and undergraduate student leaders •Incorporating reflection and narrative approaches into student development and learning interventions •Coordinating faculty development activities in portfolio thinking and entrepreneurial-minded learning pedagogies •Serving on the Undergraduate Committee
Georgia Tech offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit http://ohr.gatech.edu/benefits.
Application Procedure/How to apply All applications should include a one-page cover letter containing full name physical mailing address, phone number, and email address, as well as a brief introduction to your background in related research. In addition, the all applications should include: •A statement of interest of no more than three double-spaced pages describing in further detail your interest and background as it relates to this position •A short writing sample pertinent to the application •An up-to-date curriculum vitae •A list of three references; no reference letters are needed at this time, but please inform your references that they will be contacted if you are a finalist.
A sealed graduate transcript must be submitted at time of hire.
Email pdf applications to:
Joe Le Doux, Ph.D.
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Learning and Experience
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at
Georgia Tech and Emory University
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans
Basic Qualifications •Bachelor’s degree or higher in an engineering field •PhD in a related field from an accredited institution •PhD in engineering, engineering education, educational psychology, or related fields Preferred Qualifications •At least three to five years of experience working as a professional engineer •Prior experience with ePortfolios or other systematic student development approaches
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be commensurate with experience
About Georgia Institute of Technology
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.
The Coulter Department has 54 full time tenure- and non-tenure track faculty members and awards over 250 B.S. degrees annually from its ABET-accredited biomedical engineering program. The department’s undergraduate and graduate programs are ranked 1st and 3rd, respectively, in the most recent in U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts