The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), in the College of Engineering at UC Davis, invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary instructors to teach courses. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed.
A position is open for the Fall 2023 quarter, and possibly subsequent quarters. Fall 2023 service dates: September 25, 2023 - December 15, 2023
Applicants must be able to teach a course in Hacking 4 Healthcare (H4H): business idea verification of clinical problems. Preference will be given to candidates with significant knowledge of the medical device industry, a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education in entrepreneurship, strong interest and background in new business design and strategy, and a record of effective and innovative teaching at the interface between entrepreneurship, biomedical engineering, and design of medical devices. Experience teaching the Hacking 4 series courses, for example, Hacking for Defense, is desired.
The duties for teaching the H4H course include preparing materials for the course, lecturing during Wednesday and Friday 11:30am-1:30pm at UC Davis Sacramento campus, holding office hours, administering course assessments, grading, managing and mentoring graders and teaching assistants, and additional duties as needed. Candidates with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
Please review the course syllabus at this link for more details.
Candidates should have at least a bachelor's degree with significant experience with startups, or an MBA degree.
Required materials include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching, statement of diversity, and contact information for 3-5 references.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering is committed to building an excellent, diverse, and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body. The department has existing strengths in the areas of tissue engineering/regenerative medicine, cellular and molecular engineering, biomechanics, biomedical imaging, micro/nano systems, therapeutics, and computational/systems biology. BME faculty benefit from close collaborations with the School of Medicine, Division of Biological Sciences, and School of Veterinary Medicine. The Department is home to state-of-the-art resources and facilities that serve both our academic and research programs, including the Center for Molecular and Genomic Imaging and the TEAM (Translating Engineering Advances to Medicine) Design, Prototyping, and Fabrication Laboratories. The department is also highly engaged in the campus Aggie Square innovation initiative, located at the UC Davis Sacramento campus, including the development of new undergraduate and graduate focused education programs.
Salary and appointment level will be commensurate with experience and percentage of appointment. The positions are covered by a collective bargaining agreement (Unit 18).
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