Professor of the Practice in Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Tulane University invites applications for a Professor of the Practice. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in taking a leadership role in enhancing the undergraduate experience of our students, which covers disciplines in electronics, signals and systems, quantitative physiology, biomechanics, biotransport, biomaterials, tissue engineering, design thinking, and innovation.

Applicants should have a PhD in engineering with a demonstrated interest in undergraduate instruction and mentorship. The Professor of the Practice is a teaching intensive position. Tulane University has a commitment to Professors of the Practice as colleagues with long-term, renewable contracts.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering, founded in 1977, has a an ABET accredited undergraduate program with approximately 200 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students. Biomedical Engineering is located in the School of Science and Engineering on Tulane’s uptown campus. Our academic structure is beneficial to the Department of Biomedical Engineering because of the strong emphasis on interdisciplinary interactions and an administrative structure that reduces the overhead associated with these interactions. The department also administers an interdisciplinary Bioinnovation PhD program that is supported by an NIH T32 training grant.

In addition to its research and teaching presence on Tulane’s uptown campus, the department benefits from substantial laboratory space on the Health Science campus. This environment benefits our collaborative interactions with the School of Medicine, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and the New Orleans Bioinnovation Center. More information can be found at and

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest, a teaching statement, a list of references and a full CV to the Search Committee at

Applications will be evaluated beginning December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Information requests should be sent to bmen- Applications will be held in confidence, if requested.

Tulane University is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity employer.