Faculty positions at the University of Akron

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Akron invites applications for a talented and dynamic Tenure-Track Assistant Professor who can establish and execute a vibrant agenda for strategic research and education, beginning January 2021. Candidates are expected to establish a nationally recognized and externally funded research program. The successful candidate will have a strong interest, passion and ability to teach undergraduate courses; supervise M.S. and Ph.D. students; mentor undergraduates in research and integrate research with teaching at the graduate level. Prior experience and a commitment to continue working with or teaching diverse groups and diverse students will be valued. Preference will be given to candidates with research interest in the broad area of biomechanics. Exceptional applicants in other areas of Biomedical Engineering may also be considered.

Candidates should apply online to Job ID 12159.

In addition to the Tenure-track position, we are searching for a Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 2020. The Visiting Assistant Professor position requires teaching required undergraduate courses within the department. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in enhancing student centered teaching activities and supporting courses with hand-on laboratory components. Individuals with experience in teaching core engineering disciplines (computer programming, modeling and simulation, transport, materials, mechanics, etc.) and relating engineering principles across multiple disciplinary areas are desirable. This non-tenure track, 9-month position may be considered for renewal.

Candidates should apply online to Job ID 12106.

University of Pennsylvania: Full-time Lecturer in Bioengineering


The Bioengineering Department at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applicants for one full-time lecturer position. Responsibilities will be teaching duties in biomedical signals and systems analysis, medical devices, and engineering design instruction. In addition, the position includes some advising and administration in the department’s undergraduate program. A description of the courses offered in the undergraduate program can be found through this link: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/be/undergrad/courses/.

The position will be on a 12-month basis with successive one-year re-appointments possible and a limit of four consecutive appointments, based on an annual review and the department’s needs. After four consecutive appointments lecturers can be considered for a senior lecturer position. Qualified candidates may also be offered a senior lecturer position.


A Ph.D. in bioengineering, another relevant engineering or science discipline and a commitment to undergraduate education are required; previous teaching experience preferred.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted online at https://apply.interfolio.com/71378. Applications must include a cover letter, CV, teaching statement, and names and contact information for three references.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

Visiting Assistant Professor in BME at the University of Akron

The Biomedical Engineering Department at The University of Akron invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2020. The Visiting Assistant Professor position requires teaching required undergraduate courses within the department. Candidates should demonstrate an interest in enhancing student centered teaching activities and supporting courses with hand-on laboratory components. Individuals with experience in teaching core engineering disciplines (computer programming, modeling and simulation, transport, materials, mechanics, etc.) and relating engineering principles across multiple disciplinary areas are desirable. This non-tenure track, 9-month position may be considered for renewal.

Candidates should apply online to Job ID 12106.

Any questions about the position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, at BME_Search@uakron.edu.

Visiting Lecturer of Biomedical Engineering – Purdue School of Engineering & Technology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

The Biomedical Engineering (BME) Department at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applicants for a Visiting Lecturer position beginning Spring or Summer 2020. The Visiting Lecturer position requires teaching introductory lecture and laboratory sections of departmental courses such as biomechanics and biomeasurements. We are seeking educators interested in leading hands-on laboratories, providing resource support for all undergraduate BME laboratories, and assisting senior capstone teams with design related needs.

Application Details: To be considered, please submit your application electronically:https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/8982  Review of applications will begin January 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, a statement of teaching, and contact information of three references.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in a relevant field with classroom laboratory experience in electrical circuits, mechanics, biology, and chemistry required. Computer skills and proficiency required including knowledge of MATLAB and LabView.

Biomedical Engineering at IUPUI: https://et.iupui.edu/departments/bme/

Questions? Please contact search committee chair, Dr. Joseph Wallace (jmwalla@iupui.edu)


Three Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Position at Union College

The Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering at Union College invites applications for a three year Visiting Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering position, beginning Fall 2020. A Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field is required. Candidates expecting to complete their doctoral thesis before September 2020 are also welcome to apply. Excellent candidates in all areas of Biomedical Engineering will be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in biomechanics or biomaterials.

Union College (www.union.edu) is a small and highly selective undergraduate institution with particular strengths in science and engineering and committed to the creative integration of science and engineering with the humanities and social sciences. The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to undergraduate education, teaching and mentoring a diverse student body, research with undergraduate students, and fostering a collaborative environment among faculty and students.

Please find the ad for this position at http://jobs.union.edu, and follow the application submission instructions. Increasing diversity and inclusiveness is a critical priority for Union and we expect applicants to address how they can further this goal in their cover letter.  Applications should include a CV, a teaching statement, and a research statement. The teaching statement should include a reflection on the candidate’s teaching experience and ideas for how they might contribute to the diversity of educational experiences and offerings at Union College. The research statement should address how the candidate will include undergraduate students in their scholarly activities. Please provide names and contact information for three references when you complete the online application.  An email will be sent automatically requesting that they upload their letter of recommendation to our system. Review of complete applications will begin January 15 and continue until the position is filled.

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status.

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

About Union College

Union College is a small and highly selective undergraduate institution with a deep commitment to the creative integration of science and engineering with the humanities and social sciences. In 1845, Union College became the first liberal arts institution in the nation to offer a degree in engineering. We currently offer ABET-accredited degree programs in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Our programs emphasize close student-faculty interaction with opportunities to study abroad, perform hands-on undergraduate research, and minor in disciples ranging from theater and dance to history and economics.

Faculty position at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

POSITION: A probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor is available in the Materials Science and Engineering Program in the College of Arts and Sciences; higher rank may be considered for candidates with extensive experience. The program seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in biomedical engineering or a closely related engineering discipline who is committed toteachingexcellenceandtomaintaininganactiveresearchprograminvolvingundergraduates. Thisappointmentcarriesaninitialtwo-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2020/2021 academic year, August 24, 2020.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in the area of biomedical engineering or a closely related engineering/science discipline by August 24, 2020. Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship will be considered an asset.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, and the ability to establish a research program in biomedical engineering that involves undergraduates is required. A research program that can utilize the resources of the Materials Science and Engineering Center (described below) or is aligned with UW-Eau Claire’s research partnership with the Mayo Clinic Health System may be considered an asset. Prior teaching experience in biomedical engineering or an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering may be considered an asset. The ability to bring diverse cultural and ethnic experiences and perspectives to the campus and to serve as a role model and mentor for women and/or minorities may be considered an asset.

DUTIES: Instructional responsibilities include both lower division undergraduate courses (with labs) and upper division undergraduate courses that are aligned with the faculty member’s background and expertise. Teaching responsibilities will also include developing and teaching new undergraduate courses in biomedical engineering. Faculty are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant, externally funded research program involving undergraduate students. Healthcare-related research projects can access funding through the UW- Eau Claire – Mayo Clinic Health System (MCHS) research collaboration. Through the MCHS partnership, faculty can also receive reassignment time for research and apply for research affiliate and adjunct faculty status with the Mayo Clinic. Additional responsibilities will include advising students in the biomedical engineering major as well as service through committee work and outreach activities.

THE BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING PROGRAM: Biomedical Engineering is a new interdisciplinary program, designed for ABET accreditation. It has grown out of the Materials Science and Engineering Program, which includes about 60 declared majors and graduates 10-15 students per year. The MS&E program currently is composed of 5 faculty and two staff scientists. The program strives to provide quality undergraduate education to students with a variety of educational goals.

MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING CENTER: The mission of the Materials Science and Engineering Center is to advance the production and dissemination of scholarly research in the field of materials science, to promote interactions among faculty researchers with local industries and the community, provide research experiences for undergraduate collaborators to enhance their education, and facilitate collaborations between faculty in various science and engineering disciplines. The Materials Science and Engineering Center has an array of characterization methods, including a 200 keV TEM, SEM, AFM, XPS, XRF, FTIR, XRD, HR-ICPMS, SAN, TGA, DSC, fluorimeter, metallographic confocal microscope, rapid scanning confocal microscope, Raman spectrometer, nanoindenter, tensile tester and metallurgical lab. The Center has the ability to add instrumentation capabilities as needs arise. Healthcare-related research projects can access resources provided by the institutional research collaboration with the Mayo Clinic.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a primarily undergraduate, regional university with a student enrollment of 11,500 and 1,200 faculty and staff. As the UW System’s only Center of Excellence for Faculty & Undergraduate Student Research Collaboration, faculty and students regularly work side-by-side on original research. The university was also recognized in 2016 by the Council on Undergraduate Research as the top master’s level university in the nation for undergraduate research. Described as Wisconsin’s most beautiful campus, UW-Eau Claire spans the banks of the Chippewa River in the heart of Eau Claire, western Wisconsin’s largest city. The scenic surrounding countryside provides for seasonal sports, camping, biking and other recreational activities. Located at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Eau Claire has also drawn national attention for its growing music & arts festivals, evening concerts, and a newly-opened performing arts center (the Pablo Center at the Confluence). The community is friendly and affordable with employment opportunities for family members and outstanding schools for children.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Click here to Register” link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your “User Name” and “Password” and select “Login.” Click the link to the Materials Science and Engineering Program: Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering position (Job ID # 16020) and then click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

Faculty position in the the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University

The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University invites candidates with expertise in electronics and bioinstrumentation to apply for a Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor position based at its UNC campus.  This non-tenure-track, regular-rank position will teach required and elective courses, primarily related to electronics, signals and systems,  and bioinstrumentation.   The faculty member will also advise students and participate in continuous improvement of the BME curriculum.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 15, 2019, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is fall of 2020 and will be based at UNC Chapel Hill.  For more information and to submit an application, visit https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/172097.

UNC Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-966-1901. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

UNC Chapel Hill participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


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 https://sse.tulane.edu/node/2767 and http://www.bmen.tulane.edu.

Interested parties should submit a letter of interest, a teaching statement, a list of references and a full CV to the Search Committee at apply.interfolio.com/68784.

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- info@tulane.edu. Applications will be held in confidence, if requested.

Tulane University is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity employer.

Faculty position at University of Delaware, First Year Engineering

The University of Delaware College of Engineering has an open position for a new Assistant/Associate Professor to direct our first year engineering course: https://careers.udel.edu/cw/en-us/job/494517  

The individual’s home department(s) could be any of the departments within our College: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and/or Mechanical Engineering.
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in a traditional engineering field or in engineering education, experience teaching lower-level undergraduate courses, experience working in teams of faculty, a familiarity with evidence-based teaching and learning methods in engineering, and evidence of commitment to diversity and inclusion among undergraduate engineering populations. Preference will be given to candidates with a publication record in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and those with personal experience in the implementation of evidence-based pedagogical practices.

Lecturer Position in Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University

The Nancy E. and Peter C. Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering at Cornell University has one or more full-time or part-time positions for Lecturers and Senior Lecturers to develop and teach undergraduate and Master’s level biomedical engineering courses. Lecturers are non-tenure eligible faculty members who are hired on multi-year appointments with a 9-month service period plus summer opportunities. Positions have anticipated start dates as early as January 2020. Full-time lecturers in the Meinig School teach two 3-credit hour courses per semester and participate in faculty meetings, curricular review committees, and strategic planning.

A Ph.D. in bioengineering/biomedical engineering or closely related field is preferred with a record of outstanding teaching. Teaching experience beyond the graduate teaching assistant level and in the core areas of biomedical engineering curriculum, particularly introduction to biomedical engineering, tissue engineering, and physiology is preferred. A strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising is essential. Teaching responsibilities will include participation in and development of both undergraduate and graduate courses, and strong engagement in the core biomedical engineering curriculum.  Applicants with leadership experience in engineering education research and assessment are encouraged to apply. These opportunities provide meaningful impact on a growing undergraduate program. Starting salary and title will depend upon the level of experience of the candidate.

The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering is located in the College of Engineering on Cornell’s main campus in Ithaca, New York. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our community of scholars, students, and staff contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. The main campus sits at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. The Ithaca area offers a small city lifestyle with the cultural and culinary offerings of larger metropolitan areas and outstanding public schools. The climate of the region provides for a range of outdoor activities, including boating/sailing, swimming, mountain biking, and hiking in summer, to skiing and ice skating in winter.

The Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who foster a welcoming climate for all students. Biomedical Engineering at Cornell was the first department in the United States to be recognized with the Biomedical Engineering Society Diversity Award. The university also seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

All applicants must submit a cover letter of interest, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, a teaching portfolio, a statement addressing the applicant’s commitment to equity, inclusion and diversityin teaching and service, and contact information for at least three reference letter writers. Applications received by November 15 will receive consideration for positions starting January 2020 . Application materials must be submitted electronically at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo?job-479-14991

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. Cornell University is a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.