The Teaching Professor provides instruction and technical support for undergraduates in any of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering research areas including rehabilitation engineering, regenerative medicine, biomedical imaging, biomedical microdevices, and pharmacoengineering with preference given to candidates with expertise in biomedical microdevices. The Teaching Professor will also serve as the Director of Assessment and coordinate all ABET and other assessment activities for the Joint Department.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Leading all assessment activities of the Joint Department undergraduate program including ABET accreditation.
Delivering lectures that cover the course objectives as stated on the course syllabus following the dates of the NC State University and University of North Carolina university calendars for the given semester.
Assessment of student performance including exams, projects, laboratory assignments and/or homework assignments as outlined on the course syllabus.
If the course contains a lab section, overseeing the laboratory component to guarantee appropriate content of lab exercises and coordination of the lab with the lecture.
All other responsibilities associated with teaching the course including grading exams, papers, and projects in a timely manner and providing help to students during scheduled office hours.
If a teaching assistant is provided, providing supervision to the teaching assistant and coordinate assignments not exceeding the workload of the teaching assistant.
The faculty member will teach courses on topics in one or more of the following areas of Biomedical Engineering (BME): rehabilitation engineering, regenerative medicine, biomedical imaging, biomedical microdevices, or pharmacoengineering.
The instructional load for this position will be 3 to 4 courses taught each academic year. Employment will be through the North Carolina State University campus, but some courses may be located on the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill campus.
The individual must work productively and in a collaborative manner across all constituent BME entities, i.e. University of North Carolina College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, and the NC State University College of Engineering.
The candidate will also be expected to assist with undergraduate advising and curriculum planning.
Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated teaching excellence at the university level, particularly in the target course areas listed above, and who have experience with assessment, in particular ABET assessment activities.
Internal Number: 00107886
About UNC-Chapel Hill & NC State University
The UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is a unique collaboration between North Carolina’s two flagship universities: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University. The nationally ranked UNC Hospitals and School of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill provide an excellent clinical environment for students to gain experience in medicine, while the College of Engineering at NC State, one of the finest engineering and computer science schools in the world, offers state-of-the art facilities for students and faculty engaged in vital areas of research and technology transfer.
The mission of the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is to unite engineering and medicine to improve lives. With 35 primary teaching and research faculty members and more than 500 undergraduate, Master’s, and doctoral students, the Joint Department is on track to realize its ambitious vision of becoming a leader in real-world results: faculty productivity, student accomplishment, and entrepreneurial success.