Assistant/Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
United States

Posting Information

Position Type -Permanent Faculty

Working Title- Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor

Appointment Type- Open Rank

Salary Range -Dependent on Experience or Dependent on Qualifications

Full-time/Part-time -Full-Time Permanent

Vacancy ID -FAC0003012

Posting Open Date- 11/05/2019

Open Until Filled -Yes

Proposed Start Date -07/01/2021

Position Summary

Provides instruction and technical support for undergraduates in both introductory and upper level courses including biomedical electronics bio instrumentation and signals and systems. Employment will be through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus, but some courses may be taught at the North Carolina State University campus. In addition to teaching, undergraduate advising, curriculum planning and participation in the ABET accreditation process will also be an integral part of the position responsibilities.


•Delivery of 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, provide 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): biomedical electronics, signals and systems, bio instrumentation, advanced bio instrumentation, or biomedical imaging.
•The instructional load for this position will be 2 to 3 courses per semester for a total of 4 to 6 courses taught each academic year. Employment will be through the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill campus, but some courses may be located on the North Carolina State University 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 individual will be an integral component of the ABET preparation process across the two Universities.
•The candidate will also be expected to assist with undergraduate advising and curriculum planning.

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a related field.

Qualifications and Experience

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 demonstrated technical skill in several of the target course areas.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

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