Assistant Professor - Biomedical Engineering: Medical Imaging

Biomedical Engineering: Medical Imaging

Assistant Professor

Position Description:

Tufts University, Department of Biomedical Engineering seeks candidates for a tenure­ track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with research interests involving medical imaging. The anticipated start date for an initial two-year appointment is September 1, 2018. The department offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs and features a highly collaborative interdisciplinary research program, with emphasis on regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, medical devices, and biomedical optics. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate courses. Additional information about the department can be found at

Tufts' School of Engineering (SOE) distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education and research programs, within the intellectually rich environment of both a "Research I" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. The past ten years have been a period of extraordinary growth for SOE at Tufts, with recruitment of over half of its current tenured and tenure-track faculty members and a more than three-fold increase in research productivity. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. Located on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston, SOE faculty members have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the region.


Preference will be given to candidates whose research interests involve medical imaging. The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential to develop an outstanding internationally recognized research program, excel in teaching, and develop strong interschool collaborations. A doctorate is required and postdoctoral experience is desirable.

Candidates should submit a clear statement explaining why they are interested in Tufts and how their skillset will fit well into the department environment.

Application Instructions: Questions about the position should be addressed to Professor Mark Cronin-Golomb, search committee chair: Candidates should submit their application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests and objectives, and contact information for three references online through Interfolio at Candidates are encouraged to demonstrate attention to diversity and inclusion as it relates to teaching, research, and scholarship throughout their application. Review of applications will begin on October 1 and will continue until the position is filled; applications submitted after October 1 are very welcome.

EEO statement:

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