Faculty Position in the Engineering and Applied Science Division
California Institute of Technology
Location: Pasadena, California
Type: Full Time
Biomedical - Device Technology / Nano - Micro
Biomedical - Imaging and Optics
Biomedical - Translational Biomedical Sciences
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Internal Number: 2023-2024 MedE Fac Srch
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 https://applications.caltech.edu/jobs/mede. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 isan 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.
Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions and pressing societal challenges.
The Institute manages JPL for NASA, sending probes to explore the planets of our solar system and quantify changes on our home planet. Caltech also owns and operates large-scale research facilities such as the Seismological Laboratory and a global network of astronomical observatories, including the Palomar and W. M. Keck Observatories; and cofounded and comanages LIGO.
Caltech is an independent, privately supported institution with a 124-acre campus located in Pasadena, California.