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Director of Industrial Outreach and Educational Assessments - Bioengineering

Position overview

Position title: Academic Coordinator II
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $94,888 -$104,012
“The posted UC academic salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position (
Review timeline: March 10, 2023 - April 10, 2023

Application Window

Open date: February 28, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, May 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The position of Director of Industrial Outreach and Educational Assessments serves as the Industrial Outreach Program Administrator and Educational Assessment Officer for the Department of Bioengineering. This position is an academic appointment in which appointees administer academic programs related to the teaching and or research mission of the University.

This position may be expected to teach undergraduate and master's level courses involving professional issues, and/or meet other teaching/instructional labs technical needs. The incumbent will lead all internship/career fair efforts (development/implementation) and will serve as the liaison to the Whitaker Center for Biomedical Engineering (WCBE) at UC San Diego. As such, the incumbent will be responsible for fostering and enhancing interactions of the Bioengineering Department with its student organizations, industry, and the community, in collaboration with the Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM), with a focus on enriching the training of undergraduate and graduate students for medical and biological engineering leadership careers.

Additionally, the incumbent will be the Educational Assessment Officer, providing expert advice on all educational assessment matters and developing and implementing programs related to continuous improvement.

A successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in developing curricula that address the evolving assessment needs of an Engineering department; demonstrated excellence in academic administration; and a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education.

The incumbent must embody principles that create and sustain a culture of inclusion and support our collective goal of ensuring that students remain on a positive academic trajectory while enrolled at UC San Diego.



Basic qualifications (Required at Time of Application)

Candidates must have advanced to PhD candidacy (or equivalent degree) in Engineering, Education, or a related field at time of application.

Additional qualifications (Required at Time of Start)

The candidate must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in Engineering, Education, or a related field by the start date of the position.

Preferred qualifications

Preferred candidates would ideally have 1 yr or more of experience using the following skills

  • High-level planning, analytical, leadership, and management skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to establish and maintain good working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community and corporate partners.
  • Experience in hiring and supervising staff
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Strong organizational, communication, and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, implement, lead, manage, and evaluate projects/educational programs & initiatives.
  • University-level teaching experience preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Higher Education /Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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Job location

La Jolla, CA