Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

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 and biological imaging, Regenerative engineering in medicine, Molecular and cellular systems, Cardiovascular, Neural, Orthopedics engineering, Cancer engineering
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/09/04)
Position Description:    

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

Department of Biomedical Engineering

2016-17 Faculty Search


The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis invites qualified applicants for faculty positions to begin July 1, 2017.  The positions are at the rank of tenure/tenure track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor.  The Department of Biomedical Engineering was established in 1997 and has rapidly grown to 18 faculty members, more than 400 undergraduates, and 140 doctoral students.  Washington University in St. Louis is a vibrant community of scholars and offers unparalleled opportunities for collaborative research opportunities at its world-renowned medical center.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering or related field, and will be expected to maintain a rigorous extramurally funded research program.  Broad research areas of interest include biomedical and biological imaging, regenerative engineering in medicine, and molecular and cellular systems.  We invite applicants in all areas, but added attention will be given to those whose strength lies in using quantitative approaches to make fundamental or translational advancements in cardiovascular, neural, orthopedic, and cancer related topics.  The successful candidate will be expected to actively engage in the research and training activities of the Department of Biomedical Engineering by advising doctoral students, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and developing collaborations with other faculty members and programs at Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Applicants should send: (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a statement of research plans (not to exceed 2 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 ‘unfair advantage’; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (not to exceed 1 page); (4) a statement describing important biological, medical, or engineering contributions; and (5) a list of at least three references (with telephone numbers and email addresses).  For full consideration, submit applications by November 15, 2016 via  Professor Steven C. George will chair the search committees, and can address academic or research related questions.  Administrative questions may be addressed to Ms. Karen Teasdale.  Either may be contacted by email at

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.

For more information about the Department of Biomedical Engineering, please visit our website at  The selection process will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled


Washington University in St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women and minorities.  Washington University in St. Louis is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples, and dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies.

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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