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Rami Seliktar
02-05-1998, 08:27 AM
DREXEL UNIVERSITY

School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems


ENDOWED CALHOUN CHAIR PROFESSORSHIPS


The School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems at
Drexel University invites nominations and applications for three newly
established endowed Calhoun Chair Professorships:


Calhoun Chair Professorship in Biomedical Information and Communication
Technologies


Calhoun Chair Professorship in Neuroengineering and Neurotechnology


Calhoun Chair Professorship in Tissue and Biotechnology Engineering


The preferred candidates will be energetic and visionary leaders with
an outstanding record of research and academic accomplishments in the
emerging areas of their respective fields. They will complement, build
on and extend the School's programs.


Drexel University is a private urban university located in center city
Philadelphia and is recognized for its traditionally strong
technological focus and career-integrated education. The School of
Biomedical Engineering Science and Health Systems (formerly the
Biomedical Engineering and Science Institute founded in 1961) is a
nationally recognized center for biomedical engineering and science
research and education. The School is launching a new undergraduate
program in biomedical engineering in Fall 1998.


The School enjoys national and international reputation in biomedical
ultrasound, biomedical imaging, biomedical systems and signal
processing, cardiovascular systems, biomechanics, biomaterials, tissue
and cellular engineering. New academic initiatives focus on biomedical
sensors and optics, human performance and neuroengineering,
bioinformatics and computational biomedicine, and health systems
technologies.


Metropolitan Philadelphia has one of the highest concentrations of
medical institutions, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in the
nation. The School has close working relationship with select medical
schools and institutes, health care institutions and industries in the
region and has recently formed an Academic Alliance with Thomas
Jefferson University, a prominent medical university located in close
vicinity of the Drexel campus to further develop joint research and
educational programs. The School is also launching an initiative in
Bioinformatics with partnership with the Coriell Institute for Medical
Research (see Calhoun/Coriell Chair Professorship in Bioinformatics.)


Please send nominations and applications to:


Professor P. A. Lewin

Chair, Calhoun Professorship Search Committee

School of Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Health Systems

Drexel University

3141 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Peter_Lewin@CoE.Drexel.EDU (Peter Lewin)


The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the professorships are filled. Rank and compensation will be
commensurate with qualifications.


For additional information, visit our website at:

http://www.biomed.drexel.edu


Drexel University, Thomas Jefferson University and the Coriell
Institute are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed
to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, and actively seek applications from qualified women
and minority candidates.




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Rami Seliktar, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Engineering

and Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Drexel University

32nd & Chestnut Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19104


Tel: (215) 895 2357

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