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Faculty Positions in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech / Emory University School of Medicine
Georgia Institute of Technology

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2019
Title Faculty Positions in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech / Emory University School of Medicine
University Georgia Institute of Technology More About This Institution...
Atlanta, GA, United States
Department Biomedical Engineering More About This Department...
Application Deadline Nov. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Endowed/Distinguished Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering of the Georgia Tech College of Engineering and Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA) is consistently ranked in the top 3 BME departments by US News and World Report. We benefit from a vibrant community of scientists, engineers, and clinicians and are strongly supported by both institutions for continued significant growth in faculty, research and educational programs. Building on outstanding hires over the past years (, we are currently expanding our faculty with multiple tenure-track positions available at all ranks, including at the senior (endowed chair) level.

For 2019-2020, we invite truly exceptional candidates to apply for positions in all areas of biomedical engineering, especially emerging areas that would complement existing strengths within the Department.
Additionally, we invite senior applicants for the Wallace H. Coulter Distinguished Faculty Chair in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech. Successful candidates will be senior faculty with a demonstrated capability to (i) lead a highly impactful and translational research program, (ii) provide outstanding mentorship to trainees and junior faculty, and (iii) enrich and engage in a collegial Departmental environment. Candidates must have an internationally recognized track record of discovery and research development, and be eligible for appointment as a full professor with tenure to continue their leadership in contemporary engineering and innovation.

Located in Atlanta, The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University has a student body of 1,200 undergraduates, 260 graduate students, and 70 primary and 73 program faculty. Since its beginning, the unique partnership between two of the nation’s leading public and private entities has been an innovation engine for research and education. Together, we are focused on solving some of the toughest problems facing our state, the nation, and the world. We are a diverse and international community of faculty, students and staff who promote equity, diversity, and inclusion on our campuses. We are aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers. We strive to create and maintain an environment that values and respects our individual and communal differences, and to support a healthy work-life balance.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, or equivalent) in engineering, medicine, applied mathematics, computer science, or the natural sciences. Successful candidates will be expected to develop a vibrant externally-funded research program and to participate in teaching and advising undergraduate and graduate students. Applications should be submitted to the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering’s employment website (see below). Please include: (1) a cover letter describing how your research will be applied to address important clinical needs and how it will synergize with other research activities within the Department (; (2) a statement of research interests, not to exceed 4 pages and focusing on the impact of the candidate’s proposed research, the underlying questions, and the approach(es) to be taken; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, including approaches to creating an inclusive environment in the laboratory and classroom, not to exceed 1 page; (4) a complete curriculum vitae; and (5) names and complete contact information of at least three professional references. For inquiries, please contact the BME Search Committee (

Applications will be considered starting immediately on a rolling basis. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received on or before November 1, 2019.

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  • Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University are EEO/AA/DISABILITY/VETERAN employers. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Karen May
    Biomedical Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    313 Ferst Drive, Mail Code 0535
    Atlanta, GA 30332
  • 404 385-3953


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