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Adjunct Faculty, Biomedical Engineering

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 14, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems (The School) is looking for an Adjunct Faculty to teach Biomedical Engineering courses which will be offered one or two quarters a year. The School’s undergraduate students have the highest average SAT scores and the highest percentage of students in Honors College. The School is uniquely situated as an independent School, which is one of its kind. Drexel University and Biomed have a strong history of research in neuroengineering, tissue engineering, biomaterials, biomechanics, device development and bioinformatics. Emerging cross-disciplinary areas of development include immunoengineering, gene therapy, neurotechnology, biomedical additive manufacturing and pediatric bioengineering. There is strong support for medical technology commercialization through the endowed Coulter Drexel Translational Research Partnership Program. The School enjoys outstanding collaborations with the other colleges and schools at Drexel, including the College of Engineering, the College of Medicine, the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Public Health, and the College of Arts and Sciences. The School’s faculty have also developed an extensive collaboration network with other regional institutions including the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Thomas Jefferson Medical School, Temple University.

Essential Functions
  • Preparing all materials for the course
  • Teaching the course and supervising students
  • Grading homeworks and exams
  • Making yourself available to students
  • Maintaining accurate documentation of course records to justify the grades submitted
  • Any other duties as assigned by the department head or program director
Required Qualifications
  • A minimum of a M.S. degree in a Life Sciences degree or an M.D. degree
  • Experience not required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Biomedical Engineering experience
Physical Demands

Typically sitting at desk/table, standing, walking

Job Location

University City, Philadelphia, PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Oct 14 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Nov 16 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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