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M. Barbara Silver-thorn, Ph.d.
11-12-1998, 12:58 AM


Marquette University, a Catholic, Jesuit urban institution in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin, is accepting applications and nominations for the Chair of the
Department of Biomedical Engineering. The successful candidate will
continue the development of the University's educational and research
programs in biomedical engineering, and nurture the Department's 18
full-time faculty, 35 adjunct faculty, 255 undergraduate students, and 62
graduate students towards increasingly productive careers in biomedical
engineering. The Chair is required to provide imaginative and visionary
leadership, maintain standards of excellence in research and education, and
integrate the Department's programs within the overall mission of the

The Chair will have an earned doctorate in biomedical engineering or a
related field, a distinguished record of scientific and professional
achievement, and a demonstrated commitment to educational excellence at the
undergraduate and graduate levels. He or she will have sufficient
experience to direct a complex academic department, excellent communicative
skills, the ability to articulate and promote the Department's mission to
students, parents, faculty, staff and others, an ecumenical and
participatory management style, and personal integrity and a strong sense
of professional ethics.

The successful candidate will be expected to continue the development of
the Department's undergraduate and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) educational
programs,nurture the Department's research efforts, foster the intellectual
and professional development of faculty and students, recruit high-quality
students with diverse backgrounds, identify additional opportunities for
research support, expand industrial and corporate relationships, and
promote effective relationships between the Department, other University
units, and external institutions, agencies and organizations.

The Search Committee will review applications beginning December 1, 1998.
Applications, including a resume and personal statement, should be sent to:

William R. Hendee PhD (414) - 456 - 4402 (voice)
Chair, Biomedical Engineering Search Committee (414) - 456 - 6554 (fax)
c/o Patricia Smith (414) - 288 - 3375
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Marquette University For more information about the position,
Post Office Box 1881 Marquette University and the
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881 Department, visit

Marquette University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or
justice on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, veteran's
status or national origin in its educational programs or activities,
including employment and admissions. At the same time Marquette cherishes
its right and duty to seek and retain personnel who will make a positive
contribution to its religious character, goals and mission in order to
enhance the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

M. Barbara Silver-Thorn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Marquette University
Olin Building, Room #301
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
414-288-3608 FAX: 414-288-7938

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