Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Years of Experience:
2 - 4
The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is seeking highly qualified candidates at the assistant, associate, or full professor level who will thrive in an intellectually diverse community of engineers and scientists across Purdue’s ongoing initiatives in Engineering in Medicine. We are also working closely with the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) and qualified candidates will be considered for a courtesy appointment at the IUSM. Our school undertakes cutting-edge biomedical research with a focus on translation to clinical applications and community engagement for improved outcomes that are proactive, patient-centered, and wellness-focused. We seek top candidates with recognition in the areas of biomedical instrumentation, implantable and wearable devices, embedded systems, energy harvesting, wireless power, electronics packaging, and neuroengineering. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a closely related discipline. Qualified applicants will also be considered for an endowed named professorship.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally-recognized, externally funded research program, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, perform service at the School, College and University levels, and help advance the frontiers of knowledge with current and future faculty affiliated with the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. The candidate will have the ability to leverage and/or extend existing expertise in instrumentation and biomedical devices for collaboration with the IUSM, local biomedical device companies, a network of nearby hospitals, and internationally renowned colleagues in state-of-the-art facilities in the Purdue Colleges of Engineering, Pharmacy, Science, Health and Human Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine.
The Weldon School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique cross-disciplinary research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and innovative teaching and research facilities.
Applications must be submitted electronically via this site https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/22116/ including (1) cover letter (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) teaching plan, (4) research plan, and (5) names and contact information for at least 5 references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at email@example.com. Questions regarding the position may be addressed to the chair of the search committee Professor Hugh Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.
Purdue University, the College of Engineering and Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering are committedto free and open inquiry in all matters. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values free inquiry and academic freedom.
Purdue University, the College of Engineering and Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates are encouraged to address in their cover letter how they are prepared to contribute to a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women,
individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
PhD in biomedical engineering or a closely related discipline
About Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering
The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities. The Weldon School has experienced significant growth in the past decade and has a strong faculty core engaged in all areas of biomedical engineering as well as significant interdisciplinary efforts across campus, with other academic institutions, and industrial partners. The Weldon School has a new state-of-the-art facility, innovative academic programs, a flagship biomedical entrepreneurship program, and full connectivity with programs and facilities ranging from nanotechnology to biotechnology.