The Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at Regis College seeks an Adjunct Lecturer for the spring 2022 semester specializing in Biomedical Engineering to teach BE 450, a Seminar in Innovation and Translation. This seminar provides a historical perspective on the innovation of our modern medical technologies. Students explore the critical scientific discoveries that allowed for translation of ideas to products. Historical views of race, gender, religion and ethnicity and their influence on medical innovation are explored. The impact of critical therapeutics, diagnostics, and clinical processes on our society is also investigated. This seminar course serves as the capstone and review of students' e-portfolios. Classes begin January 18, 2022. This seminar will be held in person on the Weston, MA campus. The seminar is currently scheduled from Friday 9:00 am-11:00 pm. Anyone hired for this position must adhere to Regis’s current COVID guidelines and expectations, and this course will only be offered in-person.
Teach BE 450 is as a synchronous, in person seminar course. Engage with all responsibilities associated with teaching the section: course design, direct oversight of student work, grading, office hours, overall student classroom and academic assessment.
Anyone hired for this position must be willing and able to design and implement the course components. As an undergraduate program, there are no TA's available to assist with the course.
Minimum requirement: An earned MS in Biomedical Engineering or similar, with demonstrated evidence of specializations in medical devices, instrumentation and/or bioprocessing; PhD's welcome.
Demonstrated evidence of at least three years prior teaching experience (lectures and labs) at the undergraduate level; experience with designing and implementing undergraduate labs greatly desired.
Commitment to creating an inclusive classroom learning environment in keeping with the University's commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other STEM faculty in terms of curriculum and assessment.
Demonstrated familiarity with academic assessment.
Familiarity with the learning management system Moodle is preferred, but not required.
Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in noise, odors, etc.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
Protecting the Regis Community
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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
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