The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (http://bme.gatech.edu) a joint department between Georgia Tech's College of Engineering and Emory University's School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA) invites applications for non-tenure track faculty position of professor of the practice and lecturer.
Professors of the practice and/or lecturers are being sought to teach existing and/or develop new courses in the field of biomedical engineering innovation in the department's undergraduate and/or graduate programs. Such courses could include introductory and capstone design, regulatory affairs, medical device development, project management, mobile manufacturability.
In addition to classroom teaching, these positions also involve working closely with students, physicians, and medical devise companies on healthcare-focused projects. Other responsibilities include involvement in the development and cultivation of collaborative opportunities between the department's key industry and healthcare partners. There are also opportunities to mentor entrepreneurial students who are passionate about commercializing their ideas.
Successful candidate should have demonstrated professional experience in the field of biomedical engineering innovation in one or more areas such as design, business/product development, FDA and ISO regulatory requirements , and quality systems. A successful candidate will have strong leadership qualities and an ability to successfully interact and communicate with students, faculty, healthcare and industry professionals. A demonstrable network of contacts in the life sciences or medical device industry is a plus. Candidates for a lecturer position should hold at least a master's degree in engineering (or closely related field) and minimum of 5 years of cumulative experience in the field. Candidates with at least 10 years of such experience with a track record of industry leadership roles are eligible for positions carrying the professor of the practice title.