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Job ID: 137966

Medical College of Wisconsin

Date Posted Feb. 6, 2020
University Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI, United States
Department Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other
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The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin invites applications for full-time tenure track/tenure eligible positions at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor. The Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering brings together the renowned engineering education and research of Marquette University and the innovative biomedical research and clinical practice of the Medical College of Wisconsin. This partnership provides an extraordinary foundation for those aspiring to join the next generation of biomedical engineers, scientists, and physicians.

Position Provides:

  • Numerous opportunities for collaboration with basic science departments and clinical and translational investigators throughout the system.
  • Financial and technical support is provided for faculty members who wish to develop a successful academic career.
  • A robust leader development program for those looking to grow in their career.
  • An excellent benefits package including generous paid time off, retirement benefits, and tuition assistance for college-age children.

Position Requirements:

  • We seek applications from individuals working in the areas of molecular biosensing, wearable biomedical sensors, biomedical implants, and biomedical devices that will complement our emphasis on Clinical and Translational Biomedical Engineering. Strong applicants in other areas of biomedical engineering research will also be considered for our rapidly growing department.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program and to participate in the teaching and service missions of the Department.
  • We are especially interested in candidates who will provide inspirational leadership in research and teaching, establish an extramurally funded research program, and who will engage in the collaborative opportunities created by the joint nature of the Department.
  • Candidates must qualify for an appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher

About MCW
MCW is a major academic medical center, a large, multispecialty practice and the largest research institution in the Milwaukee metro area and second largest in Wisconsin. MCW is a distinguished leader and innovator in the education and development of the next generation of physicians, scientists, pharmacists and health professionals; we discover and translate new knowledge in the biomedical and health sciences; we provide cutting-edge, collaborative, patient care of the highest quality; and we improve the health of the communities we serve.

About Marquette University
MU is a comprehensive university with a tradition of excellence in engineering and research collaboration with MCW. The Biomedical Engineering Program was established in 1968 and became a Department in 1990. The Department promoted growth of research and education with recognized programs in orthopaedics, rehabilitation engineering, medical imaging, cardiopulmonary modeling, device development, informatics and computational biology.

About Froedtert Hospital
Froedtert Hospital, the primary adult teaching affiliate for the Medical College of Wisconsin, is a 604-bed academic medical center that delivers advanced medical care. Froedtert Hospital is nationally recognized for exceptional physicians and nurses, research leadership, specialty expertise and state-of-the-art treatments and technology. It serves as an eastern Wisconsin referral center for advanced medical practice care in 37 specialties and is a major training facility with more than 1,000 medical, nursing and health technical students in training. In partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin, it is also a respected research facility with more than 2,000 research studies, including clinical trials, conducted every year. Froedtert Hospital operates the region’s only adult Level I Trauma Center.

About Milwaukee
Located along the Lake Michigan shoreline, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is one of America’s great cities, combining a dynamic urban community with a rich cultural heritage with access to parks, rivers, and other outdoor recreation. Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin and ranks in the top 3 of "Up and Coming Places to Live in the US" by US News. It is home to corporate headquarters for industry leaders including Northwestern Mutual, Johnson Controls, Manpower, Harley Davidson, and others. Milwaukee is a popular venue for sailing, windsurfing, kite-surfing, ethnic dining, and cultural festivals; the city is recognized for its museums, fine dining and hotels, professional sports, gardens and parks, and Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens. The population of the City of Milwaukee is approximately 600,000 and approximately 1.8 million people live in the greater Milwaukee area.

MCW is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Interested candidates should apply online via MCW’s career website:

Applications should include (1) curriculum vitae, (2) cover letter describing professional background, (3) research statement, and (4) teaching statement. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. However, preference will be given to applications received prior to March 1, 2020.
Contact Information: For additional information, please contact Amit Joshi, Ph.D. at

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Contact Information

  • Mary Shimoyama, PhD
    Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    8701 Watertown Plank Road
    Milwaukee, WI 53226


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