Assistant Professors in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

      Boston University

College of Engineering:
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions In the Area of Intelligent, Autonomous and Secure Systems Cellular and Immuno- Engineering

The College of Engineering at Boston University has embarked on a bold new strategic plan to pursue excellence and impact along six themes, each deploying convergent research at scale in order to accelerate unbounded impact on our diverse society. We are inviting applications for tenure-track positions along the theme of Intelligent, Autonomous and Secure Systems and the theme of Synthetic Biology thru Tissue Engineering. Candidates will join a strong group of existing collaborative faculty in this theme derived from our departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering and our Divisions of Systems Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering. Of particular interest will be candidates aligned with the following applications within these respective themes:

Robotics & Autonomous Systems with an emphasis on applications of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Reinforcement & Real-time Learning.  Candidates will likely have Mechanical Engineering as their primary appointment with secondary appointments possible in Electrical & Computer Engineering, and/or Systems Engineering. Alternative combinations will be considered. Please send application materials to:

Novel Technologies and Systems Applied to Predictive, Digital, and Personalized Medicine. Candidates will likely have a primary appointment in Biomedical Engineering, with secondary appointments in Electrical & Computer Engineering and/or Systems Engineering. We seek candidates advancing breakthroughs in biosensing or medical imaging synthesized with AI/ML methods to improve human health.  Alternative combinations will be considered. Please send application materials to: 

Cellular Engineering and Manufacturing with interest in cellular therapeutics for applications including immunoengineering, regenerative medicine, and bioprocessing. Candidates will likely have a primary appointment in Biomedical Engineering as their primary department with secondary appointments in Mechanical Engineering and/or the National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratory. Alternative combinations will be considered. Please send application materials to:

The College’s 150 primary faculty focus on six identified convergent themes. In addition to those mentioned, these include Photonic Systems, Neuroengineering & Neuroscience, Materials by Design, and Energy & Sustainability. The College of Engineering is ranked16th among Private Universities. Last year our faculty was 5th in the Nation in total NSF dollars and 7th in total NIH dollars among Private Engineering schools. 

Leading candidates will hold a PhD in Engineering or a related field. We are explicitly looking for candidates who have an interest in the Societal Impact of their research.  The College has been recognized by the American Society of Engineering Education for its commitment to diversity

Applicants should submit a brief letter of interest, statement of research accomplishments and plans including how collaborations can enhance their research impact, a teaching and diversity statement, and a current CV and contact information for three references to the appropriate link listed above. The application deadline is December 18, 2020; however, review of applications will begin immediately.

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Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice and a commitment to broadening participation of underrepresented groups in engineering. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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