Careers in Biomedical Engineering

MedTech Talent Accelerator 

The MedTech Talent Accelerator is a collaborative NSERC-CREATE program between McGill and Ryerson University.

The program provides select graduate students with in-depth training for careers in the medical technology industry, and placement in an industry internship (4 months for Masters, 8 months for Phd).

Graduate students entering the final year of their studies are encouraged to apply.

For comprehensive program details, visit the MedTech Talent Accelerator website hosted by Ryerson University, or translation.bme [at] (Contact Us).

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Administrative Positions

Institution Position
McGill University, Biomedical Engineering Program Officer

Teaching Positions

Institution Position
(no positions currently available)  

Teaching Assistants


The Department of Biomedical Engineering offers Teaching Assistant and Grader opportunities on a term basis.

Teaching Assistant positions at McGill University are unionized and available to graduate students only. For more information about the Teaching Assistant Union, visit AGSEM website.

The fixed hourly rate is $32.38. In addition, a 4% vacation indemnity will be added to your hourly rate.

Grader positions are non-unionized and available to graduate students only.

The fixed hourly rate is $15.00. In addition, a 4% vacation indemnity will be added to your hourly rate.

Available Positions and Application Guidelines

In order to be considered for Teaching Assistantship, please ensure the following steps are completed entirely and on time.

  1. Refer to the Available TA and Grader Positions for Fall 2021 in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
  2. Apply by clicking on the direct link(s) associated with the course(s) you wish to be considered for. To help you navigate the application page, you may refer to the Guide for External Candidates. Important: Please make sure to use a personal email address (and NOT a or email address) to apply.
  3. Click on and complete the Teaching Assistant Application Form

Workload Forms

According to the new regulations every course coordinator must meet with his/her TAs and discuss the workload as well as detailed functions that the student will be performing during his/her appointment. The workload form should be signed by the instructor and the student before the end of the add/drop period. All later changes made to the agreement between the course instructor and the student should be included in the revised workload form and resubmitted. The student and the instructor should keep one copy each; one copy will be filed in the student employee record and another will be sent to Human Resources.

Posting Periods

  • May 30 for Fall and Full Year courses.
  • November 2 - November 20 for Winter courses.

Documents and Forms



For more information contact: [at] (Ruotong Wang)

Human Resources Administrator | AEC#2, Faculty of Medicine

Graduate and Postdoctoral Positions

Institution Position
McGill University
NeuroImaging and Surgical Technologies (NIST) lab, Prof. Louis Collins
Postdoctoral positions
McGill University
Lab of Biomaterials Engineering, Prof. Jianyu Li
Two Postdoctoral Associate positions


Other Opportunities in Biomedical Engineering

Institution Position
MIT (The Doyle Lab in Chemical Engineering) Postdoctoral Scholar
nPlex biosciences (Montreal, QC)

Assay Analyst
Scientist, Assay Development
Data Scientist Lead, Bioinformatics
Research Associate, Automation

Terasaki Institute for Biomedical
Innovation (TIBI)
Postdoctoral Researcher Position: Microfluidics and Organs on a Chip
University of Waterloo

Faculty Position in Surgical Robotics / Robot-assisted Surgical and Interventions
Faculty Position in Assistive & Rehabilitation

McMaster University Teaching Faculty Position
Chemical Engineering

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Priority Points for course lecturers

The list of individuals currently having priority points according to the university's collective agreement with the McGill Course Lecturers' and Instructors' Union can be found at File priority_points_list_bme.xlsx









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