The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems at Drexel University (www.biomed.drexel.edu) invites nominations and applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Candidates in the area of neuroengineering are particularly encouraged to apply.
About the School and Drexel
Drexel University and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems have a strong history of research and innovation in neuroengineering encompassing of the development of brain-machine interfaces, regenerative medicine, and drug delivery approaches for the treatment of brain and spinal cord injury and neurodegenerative diseases. Emerging cross-disciplinary areas of development include immunoengineering and pediatric bioengineering. There is strong support for medical technology commercialization through the endowed Coulter-Drexel Translational Research Partnership Program.
Drexel's School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems enjoys outstanding collaborations with the other colleges and schools at Drexel, including the College of Engineering, the College of Medicine, the College of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Public Health, and the College of Arts and Sciences. The School's faculty have also developed an extensive collaboration network with other regional institutions including the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Thomas Jefferson Medical School, Temple University. Drexel University is a private, urban university located in Center City Philadelphia and is recognized for its traditionally strong technological focus and career-integrated education. The School of Biomedical Engineering Science and Health Systems was founded as a research institute in 1958 and was among the first in the country to offer graduate degrees in Biomedical Engineering. In 1998, the School in its present form was created, and the undergraduate degree program was established. The School confers ABET accredited undergraduate degrees in Biomedical Engineering and MS and PhD degrees in Biomedical Engineering and Biomedical Science.
Applications should be submitted through drexeljobs.com (Requisition Number 9074) and should include a cover letter, complete CV, research plan, teaching statement and, copies of 1-2 key publications, and the names addresses of at least three references. We will accept applications until the position is filled, but for full consideration, applicants should upload their materials before October 31, 2018. Inquiries about these positions should be directed to: Dr. Kenneth Barbee, Professor and Senior Associate Dean, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems Drexel University, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates who wish to apply must have earned a PhD degree in biomedical engineering or related field. We are seeking outstanding candidates committed to leading multi-disciplinary research teams, teaching (at undergraduate and graduate levels) and partnering with clinical faculty and industry.
Successful candidates are expected to have excellent research and academic credentials in biomedical engineering or a closely related field. They must be prepared to develop interdisciplinary research programs at the forefront of their disciplines and lead translational research programs. They should also be willing to participate in teaching and curriculum development, as well as supervise student research projects, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Candidates with a track record of externally funded research will be given a favorable consideration. Entry-level faculty must demonstrate potential to perform competitively.
Internal Number: 9074
About Drexel University
About Drexel University - The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems
Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has built its global reputation on core achievements that include: Leadership in experiential learning through Drexel Co-op. A history of academic technology firsts. Recognition as a model of best practices in translational, use-inspired research. Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel now engages with students and communities around the world via: Three Philadelphia campuses and other regional sites. The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, the nation’s oldest major natural science museum and research organization. International research partnerships including China and Israel. Drexel Online, one of the oldest and most successful providers of online degree programs. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.