Assistant Professor, Medical Engineering

California Institute of Technology

The Department of Medical Engineering within the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. We are seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in teaching and research excellence in the broad area of biomedical engineering. We welcome candidates who are interested in applying fundamental engineering and sciences to therapeutic, diagnostic, and other translational medical areas with a strong intent to collaborate closely with clinical facilities and pursue practical applications. We also welcome candidates who can leverage the strengths of Caltech’s engineering programs for fundamental medical research. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in engineering or an appropriate science-related discipline. M.D./Ph.D.’s with strong interest and/or background in engineering are also encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should apply online Applications should include a curriculum vitae, publication list, teaching statement, a description of proposed research, and at least three letters of recommendation sent to us directly by the references. Applicants should also include a diversity and inclusion statement that discusses past and/or anticipated contributions to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the areas of research, teaching, and/or outreach. The applications should be completed online by December 1, 2023, and the review of applications will begin immediately. The appointment is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. degree in a relevant field. Questions about the application process may be directed to:

Preference will be given to candidates at the Assistant Professor level; however, well-qualified applicants at the associate or full professor level may also be considered. Salaries for professorial faculty at Caltech fall in the range of $125,000 to $400,000.

Caltech is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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