Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow
Department Bioengineering
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time
Requisition Number P18040
Open Date 11/07/2017
Close Date
Benefits Eligible Yes
Position Summary

The Department of Bioengineering is currently accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow for our Bio-instrumentation lab course, Biomechanics lab course, and one additional course to be developed. The position will require a full-time focus on laboratory and classroom teaching and will begin in August 2018.

The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow position is targeted for relatively new instructors. However, more experienced instructors are also encouraged to apply. All applications will be considered.

Please use the Reference Requests form to provide contact information for at least three references. Evaluation of applications will begin February 2018.

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree
Concentration / Degree Type

Bioengineering or related field.

Education Preferred

PhD in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering, or other closely related engineering discipline

Experience Required 1 year
Type of Experience

Experience with classroom or lab class teaching at the university level; teaching experience in an undergraduate engineering program; candidate should have done coursework/research in instrumentation, mechanics, and engineering design.

Experience Preferred

Coursework in engineering design; coursework in regulatory issues for medical devices and other healthcare products.

Skills Required

Strong communication and organizational skills.

Skills Preferred

Ideal candidate will have a strong interest in working with the undergraduate community and contributing to undergraduate advising.

Physical Demands

Sitting, standing, bending, and kneeling.

Working Conditions

Classroom and laboratory settings.

Security Sensitive Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/12252

Job Duties

Job Duty Name
Description of Job Duty

- Teaching multiple sections of existing laboratory courses; assisting with teaching of senior design course.

Percentage of Time 60
Job Duty Name
Description of Job Duty

- Facilitating several problem-based learning groups in the introductory bioengineering fundamentals course.

Percentage of Time 20
Job Duty Name
Description of Job Duty

- Developing and teaching a new elective lecture or laboratory course.

Percentage of Time 20

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. References/Recommendation Request
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a PhD or other doctoral degree in bioengineering or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have one or more years of experience with classroom or lab class teaching at the university level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have one or more years of teaching experience in an undergraduate engineering program?
    • Yes
    • No