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Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


About the Department

  The Department of Biomedical Engineering currently has 15 full time faculty, 11 of which are tenured or on tenure track, and an enrollment of about 400 undergraduate and 35 graduate students. The Department offers an ABET-accredited undergraduate program in Biomedical Engineering. The department also has graduate programs that confer Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Department has research focus areas in Medical Device Design, Medical Imaging and Bioinformatics, and Regenerative Medicine and Biomechanics.


The University of Cincinnati is a culturally diverse urban campus and has the distinction of being 1 of 3 recognized Research 1 institutions (top tier research intensive) in Ohio and one of 115 in the nation.  It is in the top 6% of public universities according to the NSF HERD rankings. The University has embarked on a new strategic direction, “NEXT lives here”, with the goal of leading urban public universities like UC into a new era of innovation and impact of which BME should take a prominent role:  https://www.uc.edu/strategicdirection.html.


The universit boasts a student body of over 46,700 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. The University of Cincinnati is ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges.  Cooperative Education (co-op) had its founding at UC in 1906, and is required for all engineering undergraduates. Additional information about the department, college and university can be found at http://ceas.uc.edu/biomedical-engineering.html.

Job Overview

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions with the possibility to begin as early as August 15, 2022. Salary and startup funding to be commensurate with credentials.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct research in bioinstrumentation and control or conduct research in biomedical data sciences, including application of machine and deep learning.
  • Teach graduate and undergraduate engineering courses specific to their expertise in bioinstrumentation and control or the data sciences.
  • Develop externally funded research programs.
  • Publish research results in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Advise graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Participate in service with professional societies (e.g., committee membership or editorial review)
  • Participate in curriculum and course development

Minimum Qualifications

Prior to effective date of the appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a closely related field.

Application Process

Create an Applicant Profile and upload a current CV/Resume. Include a cover letter, research plan statement, teaching philosophy statement, and at least three (3) references in the ‘Additional Documents’ section. References will only be contacted for those candidates who are selected as finalists.


Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 72805


Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Date:  Nov 20, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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