Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Biomedical EngineeringLocation:
New Orleans, LAOpen Date:
Sep 12, 2023Description:
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Biomedical Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Tulane University is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position is available as early as January 2024 and will remain open until filled.
The successful applicant will be expected to establish a high-caliber research program that addresses important problems at the nexus of technology, biology, and/or health care while contributing substantially toward our renowned undergraduate and graduate educational programs. Applicants pursuing research in all fields of biomedical engineering are welcome, and especially encouraged to apply are those candidates whose research would enhance our department’s strategic interests in biomechanics, tissue engineering, biomaterials, biomedical imaging, biomedical instrumentation, neuroengineering, and bioinformatics.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), founded in 1977, has a an ABET accredited undergraduate program with approximately 150 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate students. BME is headquartered in the School of Science and Engineering (SSE) on Tulane’s picturesque uptown campus, with office, laboratory, and engineering facilities located on that campus. Under construction, the Steven and Jann Paul Hall will provide advanced laboratory and instructional space. The BME department also leads Tulane’s Institute of Integrated Engineering for Health and Medicine (TI2EHM) on the downtown Health Sciences Campus. TI2EHM is dedicated to clinically-translational research and technology development, and provides BME faculty with exceptional laboratory and office space in close proximity with colleagues in the Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and the New Orleans Bioinnovation Center (NOBIC). Finally, BME administers an interdisciplinary Bioinnovation PhD program that is supported by an NIH T32 training grant. These initiatives position the department as a key participant in the new Tulane University Innovation Institute.
Tulane University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), offering a rich environment for interdisciplinary interactions, a strong public service theme, and a commitment to health science as a major thrust of research, scholarship, and education. Tulane possesses a unique constellation of health-related research and clinical resources, including the Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Tropical Medicine, the National Primate Research Center, the Center for Computational Science, as well as the interdisciplinary organizations of the Neuroscience Program, Tulane Cancer Center, and an NIH T32-supported PhD program in Bioinnovation. The city of New Orleans has a burgeoning biotechnology entrepreneurial ecosystem. The city further boasts the co-location of the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium, the LSU Health Sciences Center, the New Orleans Bioinnovation Center, and the newly-constructed University Medical Center and Veterans Administration Hospital.
More information about the Department of Biomedical Engineering can be found at: https://sse.tulane.edu/bme.
Applicants should posses a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering or a closely-related discipline. Applicants still in pursuit of a doctoral degree will be expected to have received the degree before their proposed start date. Applicants pursuing research in all fields of biomedical engineering are welcome, and especially encouraged to apply are those candidates whose research would enhance our department’s strategic interests in biomechanics, tissue engineering, biomaterials, biomedical imaging, biomedical instrumentation, neuroengineering, and bioinformatics.Application Instructions:
Interested parties should submit a letter of interest, a statement of research accomplishments and plans, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a statement of commitment to diversity/equity/inclusion, and a full CV along with a list of professional references.
The search will remain open until the position is filled.
Inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Tulane University is located in New Orleans - a city with tremendous history of diverse cultures, community, and languages. Tulane University is committed to creating a community and culture that foster a sense of belonging for all. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We are intentionally seeking candidates who are committed to fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in support of Tulane’s Strategy for Tomorrow.
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