The Department of Biomedical Engineering has 22 core faculty, 95 affiliate faculty, more than 250 undergraduates, and 150 graduate students in a top-ranked graduate program. Across McKelvey School of Engineering, the School of Medicine and the School of Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis offers unparalleled opportunities for multi-disciplinary collaboration, research translation and career development.
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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 in applicants with any aspect of neural engineering.
Diversity and inclusion are core values at Washington University in the McKelvey School of Engineering, 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); (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy (not to exceed 1 page); and (4) three letters of reference. For full consideration, submit applications by November 15, 2019 to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/14663. Professor Lori Setton, department chair, can address academic or research related questions. Administrative questions may be addressed to Ms. Karen Teasdale. Either may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans, and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Internal Number: BMEAY2020
About Washington University in St. Louis
Since our founding in 1997, the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU BME) has combined excellence in research and teaching to advance knowledge and new technology to improve the global quality of life.
Our department sits within the McKelvey School of Engineering on the historic Danforth Campus, which is now enjoying tremendous growth with the addition of Jubel and McKelvey halls in 2019. With 21 core faculty and more than 95 affiliated faculty in the School of Medicine and the College of Arts & Sciences, as well as other departments of engineering, WashU BME is a vibrant and engaging community for your continued studies, research translation and career development.