Job ID: 132926

Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)

Catholic University of America

  • Nov. 4, 2019
  • Assistant Professor (Tenure-track)
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Catholic University of America
    Washington, D.C.
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Robotics
    Optics & Optical Engineering
    Mechanical Engineering
    Human Factors Engineering/Ergonomics
    Bioengineering (all Bio-related fields)
    Engineering - Other

School of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at The Catholic University of America (CUA) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank, to begin in Fall of 2020.

Biomedical Engineering at CUA is an ABET accredited undergraduate program, which also awards masters and doctoral degrees in biomedical engineering. The department has strong research ties with the neighboring MedStar National Rehabilitation Network, Children’s National Health System, National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, NIST and other nearby institutions. For more information, please visit our web page

We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to our University’s mission.

The position requires a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a related field, commitment to teaching and potential for conducting innovative research in biomedical engineering. Qualified individuals in all fields related to biomedical engineering are encouraged to apply. However, we are particularly interested in applicants who can contribute to our Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center, and have expertise in robotics, biomechanics, movement disorders and/or neuromotor control. For more information about our center, please visit our web page:

Applicants should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statements of research and teaching interests
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • A one- to two-page personal statement indicating how the applicant’s research, teaching, and service will make a distinctive contribution to our University’s mission and to the vision of Catholic education outlined in the Apostolic Constitution on Catholic Universities Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

These materials should be uploaded to

Questions regarding this position can be directed to the Chair of the search committee:

Sang Wook Lee, PhD
Chair, Faculty Search Committee
Department of Biomedical Engineering
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue, N.E.
Washington, DC 2006

  • The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Sang Wook Lee, PhD
    Biomedical Engineering
    Catholic University of America
    620 Michigan Ave NE, Pangborn Hall 131
    Pangborn Hall 131
    Washington, D.C. 20064
  • 202-319-6218

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