Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • Faculty
  • Faculty-Full Time
  • Opening at: Apr 18 2024 at 17:25 CDT
  • Closing at: May 20 2024 at 23:55 CDT

Job Summary:

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in cellular engineering or tissue engineering. Additionally, a candidate whose research in this field complements the department existing strengths in Neuroengineering, Biomechanics, Biomedical imaging and optics, and Medical Micro technologies would be of particular interest. The candidate's research should have clear implications for improving human health. The ideal candidate will be interested in collaborative work with existing centers and faculty in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and throughout campus.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering advances the mission of the College of Engineering to foster a respectful, diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.


Developing an innovative research program in cellular engineering or tissue engineering; teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses in Biomedical Engineering, mentoring graduate students, and supervising their research; participating in departmental and university faculty governance; participating in outreach and service in industry and government; and contributing to professional and public service.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

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Candidates will have a demonstrated record of academic achievement such as peer-reviewed publications and grant awards appropriate for early career, exceptional potential in establishing a world-class research program in cellular engineering and tissue engineering, and a commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate instructions.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 19, 2024


ACADEMIC (9 months)

Additional Information:

The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering at UW-Madison enrolls approximately 600 undergraduate students and 100 MS and PhD graduate students from all over the world. The Department has 22 Primary Faculty, 55 Affiliate Faculty, 3 Emeritus Faculty, 30 Academic Staff, and 3 Classified Staff, with state expenditures exceeding 2 million annually and research expenditures exceeding 10 million annually. The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a long history of interdisciplinary collaboration between departments and colleges as well as a strong commitment to promoting diversity and engaging in inclusive practices. A faculty member recruited in this specialty area will have the opportunity to closely collaborate with clinical and basic science faculty in the College, the School of Medicine, and Public Health, as well as from multiple research centers at UW-Madison, including the Carbone Cancer Center, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center, Cardiovascular Research Center, and McPherson Eye Research Institute.

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How to Apply:

The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement. See the job posting for more details.

Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now". Upload a SINGLE PDF document containing a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) including a complete list of publications, and the names and contact information for three references. Applicants should also include a maximum three-page research statement and a one-page teaching statement describing how the applicant's research and teaching goals fit the solicitation described above.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 27, 2023. However, this position will remain open, and applications may be considered until this position is filled.

Employment will require an institutional reference check regarding any misconduct. To be considered, applicants must upload a signed 'Authorization to Release Information' form as part of the application. The authorization form and a definition of 'misconduct' can be found here:


Mondira Saha-Muldowney
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Official Title:

Assistant Professor(FA040)



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