Biomedical Engineering - Lecturer

University of Toronto

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2012-12-21

Lecturer - Biomedical Engineering - 1201745

The Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) invites applications for a teaching-stream position at the rank of Lecturer to lead and coordinate curriculum development within its undergraduate teaching portfolio. Appointment will commence July 1, 2013.

This appointment includes direct involvement in both laboratory and instructional teaching. The Lecturer will lead instruction in biological systems instrumentation courses and provide oversight and instruction for the Institute's undergraduate and graduate physiology courses. The ideal candidate will be familiar with commonly recognized undergraduate biomedical engineering curricula as encompassed within, but not limited to, the following core thematic areas:

  • Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine
  • Nano-biotechnology, Molecular Imaging, Systems Biology
  • Clinical Engineering and Medical Devices
  • Neural, Sensory Systems, Rehabilitation Engineering.

Applicants are required to hold a doctoral degree or equivalent with at least 5 years of teaching experience at the University level demonstrating experience within an accredited post secondary Biomedical Engineering program or closely related field in engineering and/or science. Applicants must also exhibit excellent teaching skills, a proven track record of engagement in research with undergraduate and graduate students, and be able to demonstrate successful leadership within a collaborative and inter-disciplinary environment at the interface between engineering and medicine/dentistry. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead creative curriculum development in the thematic areas outlined above and have the ability to introduce new pedagogical initiatives of an international calibre. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level in biomedical engineering, as well as assume a leadership role with other Faculty members to address operational aspects within the Institute such as providing oversight and direction to the Institute's Health & Safety Committee and other similar roles. Experience in the preparation of funding proposals and a collegial demeanour are important assets for success. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Evidence of excellence in research is required.

Further details available at Job# 1201745

Closing Date: January 21, 2013

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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