Assistant/Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Purdue University

United States


Job Summary

The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University invites applications at the assistant/associate level. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in analytics applied to healthcare. Areas of emphasis include machine learning, explainable artificial intelligence, causal inference, predictive analytics, connected care, IoT analytics, and remote monitoring/point of care analytics. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, industrial engineering/operations research, mechanical engineering, statistics, or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential to educate and mentor students.  New faculty are sought to build a strong research program in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering working in collaboration with Purdue’s Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering.  The goal is preeminence in healthcare engineering research combined with extraordinary impact on healthcare delivery and community engagement for improving outcomes that are proactive, patient-centered, and wellness-focused. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service both at the School and University levels.

School and College

The Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University has a new state-of-the-art facility; innovative academic programs; dynamic partnerships with industry; a flagship biomedical entrepreneurship program; and, full connectivity with programs and facilities ranging from nanotechnology to biotechnology.  

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 (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2019) 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.

Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.


Submit applications online at, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of at least four references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and will continue until position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Purdue is an ADVANCED institution -  Purdue University's School of Biomedical Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

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