Faculty Position in Multidisciplinary Engineering Design

Johns Hopkins University School of Engineering

United States

Teaching-Track Faculty Member in Multidisciplinary Engineering Design

Requisition #: A-74765-3

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: Whiting School of Engineering

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21218

Closing Date: Open until filled

To apply: apply.interfolio.com/74765

General Description

The Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University seeks creative and motivated applicants for a teaching track faculty position in the area of multidisciplinary engineering design. The Whiting School of Engineering has a well-established non-tenure track career path for full-time teaching faculty culminating in the rank of Teaching Professor. This is a career-oriented, renewable appointment that is responsible for the development and delivery of multidisciplinary design courses and the overseeing of design team projects by undergraduate students from majors throughout the university (https://engineering.jhu.edu/multidisciplinarydesign/). The faculty member will have the opportunity to engage in other teaching opportunities and academic initiatives. Extensive grading support is provided to all instructors. Teaching faculty members are also encouraged to engage in departmental and university service and may have advising responsibilities.

Johns Hopkins is a private university known for its commitment to academic excellence and research. The teaching faculty member will be appointed in the academic department within the Whiting School of Engineering that most closely aligns with their academic background. See the school webpages at https://engineering.jhu.edu/ for additional information about the school, including undergraduate programs and current course descriptions.

Responsibilities may include

  • Teaching human-centered design content
  • Mentoring project teams comprised of students from across both engineering and non-engineering disciplines
  • Sourcing external projects from industry
  • Course management and logistics
  • Student evaluation


Applicants for the position must have a Masters degree or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline, computer science, or a closely related field, demonstrated excellence in and commitment to teaching and/or mentoring, and excellent communication skills. Candidates are expected to bring experience applying engineering design principles in professional settings that may include industrial, biomedical, governmental and/or social-mission organizations. Applications from academics with experience in translational and applied research are also encouraged. Experience in project-based learning and/or a background in a human-centered design process are desired.

Application Instructions

Applications are only being received online via Interfolio. To apply, submit your application by clicking the "Apply Now" button and include the following materials: a cover letter and CV. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis.

To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/74765

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