Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering and ThomasJ. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Chair

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Position Details

Title Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering and ThomasJ. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Chair
Appointment Status Tenure
Department IUPUI Biomedical Engineering
Position Summary

The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is seeking highly qualified individuals to apply for the position of Department Chair and holder of the Thomas J. Linnemeier Guidant Foundation Chair in Biomedical Engineering, an endowed, tenured position at the rank of Professor.

This senior level leadership position within the School is intended for candidates who are dedicated to the advancement of undergraduate and graduate education, have a distinguished record of research and professional accomplishment, have strong leadership and management abilities, and a steadfast commitment to faculty governance. This is an outstanding opportunity to impact the future direction of the department and its programs with the potential to guide the department’s ascension to among the premier departments of its kind in the nation.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in engineering or a related discipline and a well-documented research career evidenced by significant publications and extramural research funding.

Department Contact for Questions

Ms. Sherry Clemens
Administrative Support Specialist
Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Additional Qualifications

The search encourages applications from not only well-established Professors but also from rapidly progressing Associate Professors whose work would merit promotion to Professor. The incumbent’s research would have a primary application in an established area of biomedical engineering such as biomaterials, biomechanics, or bioinstrumentation. Other areas in BME will be considered. Besides leading and managing the department, the successful candidate will be expected to establish a state-of-the-art research program in collaboration with the Indiana University School of Medicine, also on the IUPUI campus.

Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Applications must include a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three references. Apply for this position at

For Best Consideration Date 10/30/2017
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
Optional Documents