Rochester, NY


Faculty job description:

The University of Rochester Department of Urology is recruiting a Biomedical Engineer at the faculty rank of Assistant to work in our renowned simulation lab which provides a state-of-the-art platform for hands-on education. The candidate will actively be engaged in the development and instruction of novel techniques using fabricated models to allow trainees to learn and practice relevant anatomy and procedures in a risk-free environment.

This opportunity will allow the candidate to serve as an educator and mentor in simulation research, collaborating (and training) faculty, residents, and researchers. The Assistant will have significant experience in biomedical engineering research and development of surgical simulation models (fabrication, design, testing, prototyping).

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Engineering simulation models used for curriculum

  2. Planning and development of simulation-based curricula in collaboration with educators/clinicians

  3. Promoting new/emerging technologies into coursework and training.

  4. Deliver and lead simulation trainings; develop protocol for assessment of skills of trainees.

  5. Dissemination of information to faculty, researchers, residents and students

  6. Advise on short and long-term strategic and operational planning for simulation-based education

  7. Serve as a leader and mentor amongst simulation team


Bachelor’s degree with major course work in biomedical engineering Preferred: Master’s degree. 3 years of related work experience involving direct assistance to researchers; or any equivalent combination of experience, training, and education. Significant lab experience in biomedical engineering research and development of simulation models and understanding of 3D printers.

Must be able to supervise others in a lab setting. Teaching experience required.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #243942 at

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Location: School of Medicine & Dentistry
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 Urology M&D

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