The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), (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 a program director of the newly formed Masters of Biomedical Innovation and Development (MBID-AT) in the area of Advanced Therapeutics. The position will be a 12-month appointment at Emory University as a clinical, research, teaching (CRT), non-tenured, Associate or Full Professor, renewal yearly.
The program director will lead MBID-AT program which is focused on training masters students on topics of industrial relevance to the emergent advanced therapeutics industries such as cell therapies, gene therapy, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. The program is focused on providing training, professional development, planning and placement for industry leaders in the advanced therapeutics industries. Highlights of the program characteristics include that it will be a full time, residential Master degree program comprised of a 1 year, on-campus curriculum in a unified cohort setting. The curriculum will consist of a set sequence of 30 credit hours required to cover all necessary topics concerning advanced therapeutics conception, development and commercialization.
Responsibilities of the MBID-AT Program Director will be:
A successful candidate will be one who has:
Information can be found at the following websites: www.bme.gatech.edu, https://www.gs.emory.edu/ https://bme.gatech.edu/bme/master-science-biomedical-innovation-development-advanced-therapeutics-prospective .
Located in Atlanta, The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University has a student body of 1,200 undergraduates, 260 graduate students, and 70 primary and 73 program faculty. Since its beginning, the unique partnership between two of the nation's leading public and private entities has been an innovation engine for research and education. Together, we are focused on solving some of the toughest problems facing our state, the nation, and the world. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who promote equity, diversity, and inclusion on our campuses. We strive to create and maintain an environment that values and respects our individual and communal differences, and to support a healthy work-life balance. The department is highly entrepreneurial and interested in translation of research development through programs such as Biolocity.
Applicants should submit: (1) a letter of application describing how their background and interests will be suitable for leading a world-class education program in industry topics of the advanced therapies; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of industry experience, not to exceed 4 pages; (4) a statement of education interests addressing teaching and mentoring of trainees philosophy, not to exceed 1 page; (5) a statement describing their understanding of, prior engagement and vision for creating inclusive environments in the classroom, and community to support DEI, not to exceed 1 page; and (6) the names and contact information for at least three references.
Application materials should be submitted via Emory’s Application Website for the MBID-AT Program Director position.
Applications will be considered starting immediately on a rolling basis.
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