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Director of BME Design / Professor of the Practice
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill & NC State University

Date Posted Aug. 9, 2019
Title Director of BME Design / Professor of the Practice
University University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill & NC State University
Raleigh, NC, United States
Department Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill & North Carolina State University invites applications for Professor of the Practice / Director of BME Design.

Position Summary: The Professor of the Practice will coordinate the development of the newly restructured undergraduate BME design curriculum while developing and delivering new material for the M.S. program. This position is expected to provide significant engineering design expertise from a prior career of distinguished industry (non-academic) achievement. In addition to coordinating design faculty and staff support, the Professor of the Practice will engage industry leaders and cultivate development and collaborative opportunities. This position will also serve as Director of the new M.S. degree which focuses on new product design, development and entrepreneurship. This individual must work productively and in a collaborative manner across all constituent BME entities, i.e. University of North Carolina College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Carolina School of Medicine and the NC State University College of Engineering.

-Coordinate development of newly restructured undergraduate design curriculum
-Develop course materials and deliver content in the M.S. program
-Develop and implement a continuous quality improvement (CQI) plan for the BME Design Program
-Oversee coordination of clinical immersion activities and BME Design Program events
-Coordinate the efforts of faculty and staff participating in the BME Design Program
-Engage industry leaders to verify the appropriateness and rigor of the BME Design Program
-Participate in the ABET accreditation process
-Develop collaborative opportunities with industry as well as faculty/staff across departments and universities
-Assist the BME Development Director in fundraising activities
-Provide direction for recruiting and admissions into the M.S. program
-Minimum Education: PhD in Biomedical Engineering or related field

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with > 15 yrs of experience and leadership in the development and fielding of biomedical products and/or services

Job Location: NC State University, Raleigh, NC & UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC

Applications should complete an online application at:
Position Number: 00107652

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:

  • NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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Contact Information

  • David A. Zaharoff
    Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill & NC State University
    Raleigh, NC 27695


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