Teaching Faculty - BME Laboratory Instruction

Johns Hopkins University
Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 17, 2023

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.


Teaching Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering Laboratory

at the Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering

General Description

Teaching Faculty Position at the Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering

Teaching Professor Track: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Teaching Professor

Professor of the Practice Track: Associate/Assistant Professor of the Practice

Johns Hopkins University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is seeking a creative and motivated individual for a teaching track faculty position in BME Laboratory Instruction . The faculty member will co-instruct the department’s undergraduate and graduate laboratory courses. This is a full-time teaching track faculty position to instruct students, develop and manage laboratory courses, and mentor students.

Specific responsibilities include: 1) Co-teaching biomedical engineering laboratory courses for graduate students and advanced undergraduates (which could include Microphysiological Systems, Nucleic Acid Sequencing, Cell and Tissue Engineering, and Immunoengineering), 2) Serving as a Laboratory Manager for these courses, 3) Opportunities to develop new biomedical engineering laboratory modules and courses, 4) Management of laboratory space to support student projects 5) Mentoring students.

The faculty member will have the opportunity to participate in and contribute to other BME programs, courses and initiatives appropriate for their expertise. Teaching faculty members are also encouraged to engage in departmental and university service and may have general advising/mentoring responsibilities.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Biology, or a related discipline and have experience with laboratory research and teaching. Experience with cell culture, molecular biology, and teaching/mentoring masters students and/or undergraduates in a biological wet lab setting is desired. Experience or interests in tissue engineering, nucleic acid sequencing, immunoengineering, and/or biotechnology is preferred. Applicants should be strongly self-motivated, dependable, and able to work in a team-based environment.

Criteria for this position include excellence in teaching, management, and course development. While the target of this faculty search is the Lecturer position, highly qualified applicants at other levels may be considered depending on experience. The titles of Lecturer and Senior Lecturer convey the privilege of applying for, and serving as, Principal Investigator on grants or contracts that support education.

Application Instructions

Applications are to be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/128195. The electronic applications should include

● cover letter

● CV

● statement of teaching philosophy and/or mentoring style

● Teaching, Design or Mentoring portfolio (if applicable)

● Copies of recent teaching evaluations (if applicable)

● Samples of professional work in engineering, design, innovation and/or teaching

We will request a list of the names and email address of at least three references for candidates who progress into the hiring process. Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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