Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor, Biomedical Engineering

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Position Title Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor, Biomedical Engineering Advertised Title Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor, Biomedical Engineering Location Troy, NY Campus Search Number F18-00060 Portfolio School of Engineering Business Unit Biomedical Engineering Department Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time Job Summary

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, NY invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor level. We seek passionate individuals with demonstrated ability to lead a strong externally funded research program in biomedical engineering and contribute to the teaching mission of the department. Specific areas of interest for the department are systems biology and modeling & biocomputation. Candidates must have a Ph.D., or foreign degree equivalent, in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related discipline. All degree requirements must be complete at the time of appointment. Candidates must possess a record of excellence in scholarship as demonstrated by a national and/or international reputation, a high quality level of educational activities including teaching and advising, and a significant level of service to the department, the Institute, and the profession.

The BME department is one of the oldest programs of its kind in the country. The department has 13 faculty members, 430 undergraduate and 55 graduate students. Research expenditures are consistently at $5M a year, and the department is home to five NSF Career award winners, ten NIH R01 grants, a NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, and a multi-PI NIH U01 grant. Current research areas in the department are biomolecular science and engineering, biomedical imaging, musculoskeletal engineering, neural engineering, systems biology & biocomputation, and vascular engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Biomedical Engineering curriculum, develop and maintain a robust program of externally sponsored research, and participate in service activities of the BME Department, the School of Engineering, and Rensselaer.

Rensselaer offers world-class research facilities and an atmosphere promoting interdisciplinary collaboration. The 218,000 square foot Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) contains staff-supported core facilities. The $100M Center for Computational Innovation provides the fastest supercomputer found at a private university and the only Watson computer found at a university. The Biomedical Engineering Department has long-standing collaborative relationships with Albany, Boston, New York, New Haven, and Rochester area hospitals and medical centers, as well as with the GE Global Research Center located in the NY capital region.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a private research university in Troy, New York, situated at the beautiful confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers. Founded in 1824, it is the oldest technological university in the English-speaking world. Troy is part of the greater capital region of New York, which also includes Albany, Schenectady, and Saratoga. It enjoys the convenience of a metropolis in a tranquil and bucolic setting.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.


Job Posted Date In order to receive full consideration you must apply by Job Close Date New/Replacement Position Replacement Additional Information Instructions for Applying

To apply, interested individuals must complete a short online application at this site, and be prepared to upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments and goals (no more than three pages), a one-page description of teaching interests, contact information for a minimum three professional references. Questions may be directed to [email protected] with the subject line: BME Faculty Position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Informal meetings between BME faculty and applicants may be arranged at major society conferences.

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  3. Statement of Teaching
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Contact Information for Three (3) or more references
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Posted: 12/29/2018
Application Due: 2/8/2019
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