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Rami Seliktar
02-05-1998, 08:34 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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