CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Caltech)

Tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Caltech)

Pasadena, CA, United States

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 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 vita, publication list, teaching statement, a description of proposed research, and minimally three requested letters of recommendation sent to us directly from your referees. 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 preferably by December 14, 2021 and the review of applications will begin immediately. https://applications.caltech.edu/jobs/mede The term of the initial appointment at the Assistant Professor level is four years and is contingent upon completion of the Ph.D. degree in a relevant field. Questions about the application process may be directed to mede-search@caltech.edu.

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. Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. You can go to https://www.eeoc.gov/employees-job-applicants read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

Caltech is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. To request disability accommodations for any part of the interview or hiring process, please contact 626-395-3904 for assistance or contact mede-search@caltech.edu.

Caltech has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy effective October 15, 2021, requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees (with Institute-approved exemptions for religious or medical contraindications only). At present, an individual is deemed “fully vaccinated” when that person has received, at least 14 days prior, either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson). As a condition of employment, employees must submit official COVID-19 vaccine documentation.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.