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Department of Bioengineering
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Pennsylvania
The Department of Bioengineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for both tenure track and tenured faculty positions at all professorial levels.
The University of Pennsylvania provides unique opportunities for multidisciplinary research. Bioengineering is prominent in the strategic plans of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the University emphasizing integrative research in all biomedical areas ranging from fundamental to translational research. Bioengineering at Penn has collaborations and research connections spanning the medical school and hospitals, as well as many outstanding departments in the University's other schools, centers and institutions, (including, for example, the Institute for Medicine and Engineering and Institute for Neurological Sciences). All of Penn's schools are situated on one campus making it an ideal environment for multidisciplinary research. Bioengineering seeks to enhance its integrative research and educational programs. We are especially interested in energetic visionary faculty who are committed to developing a research enterprise in this environment.
Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering or a related field. At the assistant professor level, individuals should demonstrate superb academic credentials and promise for a career in bioengineering research. At higher professorial levels, an evident track record of research excellence including successful competitive research funding and academic standing is expected. Growth areas for our program include systems/synthetic biology, optical imaging, neuroengineering, nanotechnology, and orthopedic bioengineering. However, we encourage applications from candidates in any emerging area of bioengineering. A commitment to teaching should also be apparent including development of undergraduate and graduate courses, supervision of doctoral students and academic advising of students at all levels.
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Applications will be considered until October 1, 2011 or until filled.
The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/ Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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