SL241806-Winter 2023-ENGG*3170 Biomaterials

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
School of Engineering
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2023
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
1
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
1
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
A Sessional Lecturer holds a RoFR (i.e., for a particular course) if they have successfully taught the course in the past six (6) semesters. A SL who holds a RoFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system. Also see: What is Right of First Refusal (RoFR)?
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
No
Course Details
Course Number: 
ENGG*3170
Course Name: 
Biomaterials
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
The University of Guelph has vaccination and masking policies that may be altered with limited notice depending on COVID-19 circumstances and advice from government, public health authorities, and prevailing science. Currently, the vaccination policy is paused and masking will be paused as of July 1, 2022 (https://news.uoguelph.ca/2022/06/covid-19-update-masking-update-and-classes-on-campus-this-fall/). With the evolving nature of the pandemic, public health measures may resume with little advance notice to address the health risks. Should this occur, vaccinations will be required. The U of G’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy can be found here (https://news.uoguelph.ca/covid-19/vaccination/). More COVID-related information can be found here (https://news.uoguelph.ca/covid-19/faculty-and-staff/)
Projected Class Enrolment: 
96
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Lecturing
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
TA Coordination Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
Exam preparation and marking, including deferred exams as well as preparing and submitting course marks
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
Degree: 
Masters related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a M.A.Sc. degree in Biomedical Engineering or related engineering discipline. Successful completion of ENGG*3170 or equivalent course during an engineering undergraduate or graduate degree or demonstrated teaching experience in an equivalent course.
Preferred Qualifications
Degree: 
PhD related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level.
Specific Preferred competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
The successful candidate will preferably have a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related engineering discipline. They will be extremely familiar with the mechanical, chemical and physiological properties of naturally occurring materials such as tendon, ligament, cartilage and bone as well as synthetic materials used in biomedical applications. The preferred candidate will have excellent knowledge of the methods used to predict the stress, strain and time responses of biological materials using mathematical equations. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated competency using materials testing equipment to obtain mechanical properties of biological materials. They will also be familiar with current testing methods and standards required for the development of biomaterials for medical applications including the involved ethical issues. Preferred candidates should be comfortable delivering content related to technical communication and engineering professionalism.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
LEC: T/Th 2:30PM - 3:50PM
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
January 5, 2023 to May 2, 2023
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,758.48 (effective 2022/23)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
soe3913@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Michele Oliver, Ph.D., P.Eng., Area Head – Biological and Biomedical Engineering, THRN 1335, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, moliver@uoguelph.ca, 519-824-4120 x52117

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SL work assignments are unionized with CUPE3913 and their terms and conditions of work are covered by the Unit 2 Collective Agreement between the University and CUPE 3913 (email contact: president@cupe3913.on.ca)