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Job ID: 135310

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
Carnegie Mellon University

Date Posted Dec. 19, 2019
Title Tenure-Track Faculty Position
University Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department Department of Biomedical Engineering
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) invites applications for full-time tenure-track positions. The Department offers an interdisciplinary research and education program housed within a top-ranked College of Engineering. Innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and problem solving reflect the spirit of Carnegie Mellon. We look forward to your joining us to make an impact on the future of medicine and healthcare through interdisciplinary engineering innovation. Our faculty members benefit from a strong university-wide collaborative culture, generous research support, modest teaching loads, outstanding students, and comprehensive benefits. Initiated in the 1960’s, Biomedical Engineering at CMU has a rich history of research, innovation, and clinical application. There are exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations with other departments of engineering and computer science, neuroscience, machine learning, robotics, physics, and with clinicians at major medical centers in greater Pittsburgh. To learn more about the department, please visit our website at

We welcome applications from outstanding candidates with expertise in neural engineering, computational biomedical engineering, cell/tissue engineering and biomaterials, as well as medical devices. Appointments will be generally made at assistant or associate professor level, but exceptional senior candidates will also be considered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a related field, have evidence of excellence in research and dedication to teaching and mentoring. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, have strong commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring, and initiate interdisciplinary and collaborative research. Please use the following link to apply for this position. Include a letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research plan, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of contributions to diversity, and 3-5 letters of reference. The review of applications will begin from February 1, 2020, and will continue until filled.

  • Carnegie Mellon is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways. Carnegie Mellon seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium that assists with dual-career searches. To learn more about the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Plan of CMU College of Engineering, please visit:

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Contact Information

  • Karina Shevchenko
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Carnegie Mellon University
    5000 Forbes Ave.
    Scott Hall 4N120
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
  • 4122686222


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