Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 11822
Department: IUPUI Department of Biomedical Engineering – School of Engineering and Technology
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Exceptional candidates from all areas in biomedical engineering will be considered. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline, with research interests and demonstrated accomplishments in areas including, but not limited to, biosignals and systems, biomechanics and biomaterials, and/or therapeutic delivery and cancer engineering. The successful candidate is expected to build an independent research program, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and mentor students at all levels, and contribute to service at the Department, School, and University levels.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish a productive research program that is sustained by external funding, as well as to contribute to and flourish within the collaborative environment that exists at IUPUI and the adjoining IU School of Medicine hospital complex. Notable research centers on the IUPUI campus include the Biomechanics and Biomaterials Research Center, Brown Center for Immunotherapy, Cardiovascular Institute, Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Center for Musculoskeletal Health, Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering, Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute, IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Stark Neuroscience Research Institute.
IUPUI is composed of academic Schools from both Indiana University and Purdue University, including IU School of Medicine and Purdue School of Engineering & Technology. Other notable research institutes nearby IUPUI campus include Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI), Regenstrief Institute, Cook Regentec, etc. Located in downtown Indianapolis, IUPUI has also benefited from Indiana's vibrant and uniquely collaborative life sciences and pharmaceutical industry. These academic and industrial units provide unmatched opportunity for creating a dynamic learning environment and productive research enterprise. Department faculty conduct collaborative research projects in orthopedic biomechanics, cardiovascular instrumentation, biomaterials, cancer engineering, molecular engineering, biosensors, neurosciences, and tissue engineering. The department also has a strong interest in engaging undergraduate and graduate students in clinically relevant learning and design, as well as other innovative learning experiences. The department particularly welcomes teaching innovations that foster equity of access and outcomes across the diverse student populations IUPUI serves.
Applications must be submitted electronically and should include the following documents: (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) a research plan, (3) a teaching statement, (4) a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement indicating the candidate's experiences, current interests, activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values DEI, and (5) names and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin in early January 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.
As the state's premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline, with research interests and demonstrated accomplishments in areas including, but not limited to, biosignals and systems, biomechanics and biomaterials, and/or therapeutic delivery and cancer engineering. The successful candidate is expected to build an independent research program, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and mentor students at all levels, and contribute to service at the Department, School, and University levels.
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.