Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Position ID:WUSTL-BME-2019_BME [#11872]
Position Title: Professor (T/TT Assistant, Associate or Full)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biomedical Engineering / Biomedical Engineering, Cardiovascular, Neural Engineering, Medical Imaging, Biomaterials, Molecular and cellular systems, Orthopedics engineering, Regenerative engineering in medicine, Stem Cell Engineering and Biomanufacturing, Tissue Engineering
Appl Deadline:2018/11/01 finished (2018/09/07, finished 2019/08/11)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Faculty Search – Open September 1, 2018

The School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University is experiencing tremendous growth with the addition of Jubel and McKelvey Halls in 2019, and a 20% increase in faculty numbers over the next 5 years.  Following a comprehensive strategic planning process, the Department of Biomedical Engineering has launched a multi-year effort to hire tenure-track and tenured faculty with diverse research and teaching programs.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering currently has 22 core faculty, more than 350 undergraduates, and 130 doctoral students in a top-ranked graduate program.  Washington University in St. Louis is a vibrant community of scholars with more than 90 affiliate BME faculty serving in other departments of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, the School of Medicine, and the School of Arts & Sciences.  Together, Washington University offers unparalleled opportunities for multi-disciplinary collaboration, research translation and career development.

Ranked as a top 7 U.S. innovation district by Brookings Institute, Washington University engineers are engaged in St. Louis’ start-up community with impressive accelerator and incubator services available through Biogenerator and BioSTL.  St. Louis is consistently rated a Forbes most affordable city with a vibrant music, food and park scene.  We encourage you to learn more at Why live in St. Louis?. 

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in biomedical engineering, bioengineering or related field, and will be expected to maintain an extramurally funded research program.  The successful candidate will establish an independent research program, advise doctoral students, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and develop collaborations with other faculty members and programs across the institution.  

Applications are sought from candidates with a demonstrated record of research scholarship in any biomedical engineering disciplinary area, with a particular interest this year in applicants with any aspect of cardiovascular or neural engineering.  Positions are available at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University in the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, and the strong candidate will demonstrate an ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive.

Applicants should send: (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a statement of research plans (not to exceed 3 pages); this component should highlight the problem(s) or set of questions you plan to investigate, the approach that you envision taking in the next 5 years and your proposed funding plan; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (not to exceed 1 page); and (4) a list of at least three references (with telephone numbers and email addresses).  For full consideration, submit applications by November 1, 2018 to http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11872Professor Lori Setton will chair the search committee and can address academic or research related questions.  Administrative questions may be addressed to Ms. Karen Teasdale.  Either may be contacted by email at bmefacsearch@seas.wustl.edu.

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans, and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

WashU will host a reception at the BMES annual meeting. Candidates attending the BMES annual meeting are encouraged to apply in advance of the meeting, and indicate their attendance in their cover letter.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Washington University in St. Louis
Department of Biomedical Engineering
1 Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1097
St. Louis, MO 63130

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