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Adjunct

Employer
Drexel University
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 9, 2022

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

Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Drexel University is a world-class, comprehensive R1 research institution and a global leader in experiential education. Serving as the cornerstone of experiential learning at Drexel, our renowned cooperative education program , also known as co-op, enables students to gain up to 18 months of work experience and build an impressive résumé before they graduate that will set them apart from their peers. For more than 100 years, Drexel co-op has positioned students to learn directly from the experts and visionaries shaping the professional world. Our program partners with more than 1,700 employers from around the globe, ranging from Fortune 500 companies and emerging startups to innovative nonprofits and government agencies.

In addition, Drexel has committed to becoming the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics. Drexel supports engagement along three dimensions: research and academic programs that directly benefit communities, public service by students, faculty and staff, and business practices that support equitable local and regional economic development. Drexel’s engagement is long-term and multigenerational, and is fundamental to the University’s mission, heritage, and future.

Job Overview:

Drexel University's School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems (The School) is looking for an Adjunct Faculty to teach Digital Health course which will be offered in the Summer quarter of 2022. 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 and/or lab

Teaching the course and supervising students in the lab

Grading home works 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

Master's Degree, Life Sciences

Minimum of 1 year experience

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated competence with required knowledge and skill of assigned content area
• Strong interpersonal skills and positive energy regarding biomedical engineering education
• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other faculty members, as well as students.
• Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication skills.
• Basic computer skills including sending/receiving email; researching topics via the web; attaching, sending and opening documents; participation in chats; function in library databases.

Physical Demands

Typically sitting at a desk/table
Typically standing, walking

Job Location

Remote

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:Jun 9 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Jul 9 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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