Associate or Full Professor of Biomedical Engineering

West Lafayette, Indiana
Commensurate with experience.
August 26 2021
Position Type
Full Time
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The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is seeking highly qualified candidates at the associate or full professor level who will thrive in an intellectually diverse community of engineers and scientists across Purdue’s ongoing initiatives, especially within the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience and the Center for Implantable Devices. Our school undertakes cutting-edge biomedical research with a focus on translation to clinical applications and community engagement for improved outcomes that are proactive, patient-centered, and wellness-focused. We seek top candidates with national recognition in the areas of biomedical instrumentation, implantable and wearable integrated circuit, embedded system, and neuroengineering. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a closely related discipline. Qualified applicants will be considered for an endowed professorship.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally-recognized, externally funded research program, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, perform service at the School and University levels, and help advance the frontiers of knowledge with current and future faculty affiliated with the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. The candidate will have the ability to leverage and/or extend existing expertise in implantable and wearable sensors and actuators for collaborating with the largest neurosurgical group in the United States, Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine in Indianapolis, Indiana University School of Medicine, as well as a network of nearby hospitals for extraordinary clinical collaboration. Moreover, the candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with international renown colleagues and use state-of-the-art facilities in the Purdue Colleges of Engineering, Pharmacy, Science, Health and Human Sciences, and Veterinary Medicine.

The Weldon School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique cross-disciplinary research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and innovative teaching and research facilities.

Applications must be submitted electronically via this site:

including (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan, (3) research plan, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least 5 references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at Questions regarding the position may be addressed to the chair of the search committee Professor Hugh Lee at Review of applications will begin on September 15th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue is an ADVANCE institution The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.


Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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