Job Description Summary:
The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Department of Bioengineering
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Pennsylvania
The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is growing its faculty by 33% over the next five years. As part of this initiative, the Department of Bioengineering is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor level.
The University of Pennsylvania provides unique opportunities for multidisciplinary research. Bioengineering is prominent in the strategic plans of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the University emphasizing integrative research in all aspects of human health that range from fundamental to translational research. All of Penn's twelve schools are situated on one campus making it an ideal environment for multidisciplinary research. Bioengineering seeks to enhance its integrative research and educational programs. We are especially interested in candidates whose interests are aligned with the school's strategic plan (www.seas.upenn.edu/PennEngineering2020).
Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering or a related field. At the assistant professor level, individuals should demonstrate superb academic credentials and promise for a career in bioengineering research. At higher professorial levels, an evident track record of research excellence including successful competitive research funding and academic standing is expected. Growth areas for our program include systems/synthetic biology, multiscale biology, biomedical data science, neuroengineering, bionanotechnology, and regenerative medicine. However, we encourage applications from candidates in any emerging area of bioengineering. A commitment to teaching should also be apparent including development of undergraduate and graduate courses, supervision of doctoral students and academic advising of students at all levels.
Please submit all applications to: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/902
Applications will be considered until filled.
Job Type: Full-Time, Tenure Track, Tenured
Affirmative Action Statement:
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).