Director - Masters of Biomedical Innovation and Development in Advance Therapeutics

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: BME: Admin
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Project and Program Management
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.



  • The Director Masters of Biomedical Innovation and Development in Advance Therapeutics, will create and develop a state-of-the-art training program.
  • The MBID-AT program will focus on developing masters students to be the next generation of leaders needed to drive corporate strategy in the emergent industries of cell therapies, gene therapy, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
  • The program is designed to provide training, professional development, planning and placement for industry leaders in the advanced therapeutics industries.
  • Director MBID-AT will be responsible for creating a curriculum that covers all necessary topics concerning advanced therapies conception, development and commercialization.


  • Develop and oversee program direction, student engagement and progress.
  • Develop a program architecture that develops the next generation industry talent for the emerging areas in Advanced Therapeutics.
  • Oversee program operations and ensure program quality.
  • Coordinate and/or teach one or more courses or course content.
  • Respond proactively to student learning issues.
  • Facilitate program continuity and overall organization of program.
  • Work to develop global industry partnerships and identify instructors and industry-relevant team projects.
  • Mentor Course Directors and Instructors.
  • Cultivate project mentor roster from industry and academia.
  • The Director will report to the BME Chair.
  • The Director will participate in administration of a Laney Graduate School program with associated responsibilities as a Director of Graduate Studies and maintaining all associated academic program accreditations.


  • Masters degree or equivalent, advanced degrees preferred.
  • 10 years minimum industry experience.


  • Experience in areas of Advanced Therapies industry such as product development, R&D, project management, quality control and regulatory.
  • Experience in large biomedical industries, startups, and commercializing process from concept to product.
  • Ability to mentor students and to teach the next generation of leaders for the Advanced Therapies industry
  • Integrity and high standards, strong interpersonal skills, and well-organized
  • Well-connected and regarded in the Advanced Therapies industry
  • Value and propagate a diverse and ethical program culture
  • An entrepreneurial spirit

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.


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