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  • Position Announcement: Chair of Biomedical Engineering,Catholic University, Washington DC

    Dear all,

    I am in the fortunate position of looking for a new boss! We have a vacancy for a Chair (full
    Professor/Assoc. Prof.) of Biomedical Engineering. Here is the advertisement...

    The Department of Biomedical Engineering at The Catholic University of America (CUA) invites
    applications for a senior level position as department chair beginning Fall Semester 2002. This
    person will have the responsibilities to: lead in the development and growth of both undergraduate
    and graduate academic programs of the highest quality; recruit and retain high quality students and
    faculty; lead efforts to secure extramural funding for the department; and develop and foster strong
    connections to alumni, government and industry. An earned Ph.D. in biomedical engineering or a
    closely related field, evidence of the ability to develop and sustain an externally funded research
    program and a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching are required. CUA is a
    research-oriented institution having programs leading to Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees.
    Candidates should send a curriculum vitae, statement of career objectives, and names of at least
    three references to: Dr. Mark Mirotznik, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Biomedical
    Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. 20064. Email:,
    Phone (202) 319-5181, Fax: (202) 319-4287, Department website: Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2002. The
    Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church as a national
    university and a center of research and scholarship. Regardless of their religious affiliation, all
    faculty are expected to respect and support the University's mission. CUA is an EOAA employer.

    By way of a little background, apart from myself (with interests in biomechanics, gait and rehab
    engineering) our faculty has expertise in rehab robotics, home care and telerehabilitation,
    cardio-pulmonary biomechanics, vestibuo-occular control, circulatory dynamics and air pollution. We
    have close links with the other engineering (civil, electrical and mechancial) departments here at
    CUA. You are welcome to discuss the position with myself or Mark, and we look forward to receiving
    your application.

    Dr. Chris Kirtley MD PhD
    Associate Professor
    HomeCare Technologies for the 21st Century (Whitaker Foundation)
    NIDRR Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on TeleRehabilitation
    Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Pangborn 105B
    Catholic University of America
    620 Michigan Ave NE
    Washington, DC 20064
    Tel. 202-319-5440, fax 202-319-4287

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