Sessional Instructor in Biomaterials and Biocompatibility, Centre for Bioengineering Research & Education (CBRE)
University of Calgary, Schulich School of Engineering

Sessional Instructor, Biomaterials and Biocompatibility, Centre for Bioengineering Research & Education (CBRE)


Job ID: 18974

Updated: Yesterday

Location: Main Campus


Position Description

The Centre for Bioengineering Research & Education (CBRE), Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, invites applications for a Sessional Instructorappointment.


The successful candidate will be expected to teach an undergraduate level course BMEN 511: Biomaterials and Biocompatibility. This course is listed in the University of Calgary Calendar for the Fall 2019 session. 


The Centre for Bioengineering Research and Education is seeking a candidate with a completed doctoral or master's degree. Applicants must possess excellent teaching potential and a demonstrated background in biomaterials and molecular biology. 


The calendar description of BMEN 511 is as follows:

BMEN 511: Biomaterials and Biocompatibility

Basic chemical and mechanical properties of biological and synthetic materials and their role in biological system health, dysfunction, and repair. Role of microstructure, material properties, and biocompatibility aspects in selection of biomaterials for medical or industrial applications. Incorporation of biomimetic concepts in material design. Topics may include artificial and tissue engineered products, implants, prostheses, biofilms, biosensors, and foreign body response.


Instructor contact hours:

Lecture L01: Tuesdays/Thursdays 12:30 - 1:45 pm.
Lab B01: Mondays: 2:00 - 3:50 pm.

Interested individuals should send a curriculum vitae to Dr. Elena Di Martino, Centre for Bioengineering Research and Education at 


Applications will only be accepted electronically, via email to before August 19, 2019


The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)


Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Schulich School of Engineering visit Careers in the Schulich School of Engineering.


About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

About Calgary, Alberta

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