Associate or Full Professor of Biomedical Engineering/Healthcare Engineering

Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the Associate Professor or Professor level. Qualified candidates will also be considered for a named professorship. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in Healthcare Security. Specifically, we seek candidates who have expertise in data-enabled biomedical science and engineering and applications thereof to healthcare and wellness data security, privacy, and computational modeling and/or at the intersection of those fields with data science, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity. The successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in relevant biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or related disciplines and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service at the Center, School, College, and University levels.

The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University have experienced significant growth in recent years. The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering is a leading biomedical engineering enterprise with recognized education and translational research programs, such as 25 companies started with $75 million venture capital raised, $17 million in total annual research awards, and active translational component of NIH-supported Indiana CTSI.  Recently renewed with $10 million commitment from the Regenstrief Foundation, the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering conducts research to improve the quality, accessibility, and affordability of healthcare delivery. For detailed descriptions of research activities see and

The 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 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 facilities.

Applications must be submitted electronically via this site:

including (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) teaching plan, (3) research plan, (3) copies of three representative papers, (4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and (5) names and contact information for at least four references. The search committee may contact references to request letters. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at Review of applications will begin on September 13, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue is an ADVANCE institution The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering are 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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