Here's a faculty job annoucement -- and one for grad student positions --
that might be of interest to some in the list:

The Catholic University of America
Biomedical Engineering Faculty Position

A tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor
(Associate Professor for exceptional candidates) is available in support of
our initiatives in HomeCare and TeleRehabilitation Technologies. This is
the second of two positions funded in part by a Special Opportunity Award
from The Whitaker Foundation. Candidates are expected to have at least one
degree in bio/biomedical engineering (or at least five years of professional
work experience involving bio/biomedical engineering applications); to have
an undergraduate engineering degree; to develop a productive program in
research, teaching, and service; and to work effectively within a team
This position targets the emerging areas of telehomecare and
telerehabilitation. Applicants needn't have direct experience in these new
fields, but should be prepared to be part of the team that has obtained over
$5.5 million in funding during 1998 for research and development activities
that target these areas. Appropriate backgrounds include expertise in:
rehabilitation engineering and healthcare telematics/intelligent systems.
Also valued is a strong knowledge of physiology, experience interacting with
healthcare providers, and interest in product development/evaluation. The
search committee chair is Dr. Jack Winters (, 202-319-5843).
Applications will be reviewed starting in mid-November, with the position to
start as soon as possible (earliest: January 1999, latest: August 1999).
Applicants should send a cover letter, detailed CV, statement of purpose,
and list of 4 references to:
Biomedical Engineering Search Committee, Pangborn G-32
The Catholic University of America
Cardinal Station
Washington, DC 20064
The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic
Church as a national university and center of research and scholarship.
Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees
are expected to respect the University's mission and act in accord with its
aims and goals in the fulfillment of the responsibilities defined by their
appointment. CUA is located on a 154-acre campus in the Nation's capital
and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Funded Positions for 8-10 new BME Graduate Students!

We are looking for new doctoral and master's level students, especially to
work within our new HomeCare and TeleRehab Technology Center, funded in part
by $6 million in external grants from The Whitaker Foundation, the National
Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, DOD, and NSF ($11
million total, counting funding from the nearby National Rehab Hosp).
Positions to start in January or June of 1999. For more information,
call/email Dr. Jack Winters (, 202-319-5843) or Dr. Corinna
Lathan (, 202-319-5095).

[Note: a few of these positions could involve a significant movement
biomechanics component. Also possibility of working with the NIH Biomech

Jack M. Winters, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Catholic University of America, Washington DC 20064
202-319-5843 (-4499 fax)

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