The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering
(https://engineering.pitt.edu/bioengineering) invites applications from accomplished individuals with a
PhD or equivalent degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, or closely related disciplines for
a tenure/tenure-stream senior faculty position at the Associate Professor or Full Professor rank. We
wish to recruit an individual with strong accomplishments in basic and translational human movement
research focused on whole-body biomechanics and musculoskeletal injury prevention, with experience
in occupational slip and fall prevention research. The ideal candidate will have both computational and
experimental research expertise in this area, and a history of funding from diverse sources, including
but not limited to the National institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the National
Institutes of Health (NIH), industry, and foundations. Candidates must also be committed to contributing
to high quality education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position will be part of
the investigator team within the Human Movement and Balance Laboratory
Located in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh is ranked top-ten in securing
NIH funding, and provides a rich environment for interdisciplinary research, strengthened through its
affiliation with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). The Department of Bioengineering,
consistently ranked among the top programs in the country, has outstanding research and educational
programs, offering undergraduate (260 students, sophomore-to-senior years) and graduate (152 PhD,
MD/PhD, and DPT/PhD students; and 56 MS students) degrees. The Human Movement and Balance
Laboratory (https://www.engineeringx.pitt.edu/hmbl/) is one of the premier research facilities dedicated
to reducing musculoskeletal injuries and improving balance and locomotion function. The Pittsburgh
bioengineering community spans many departments and centers across the University of Pittsburgh
and Carnegie Mellon University, offering numerous collaborative research opportunities. The Center
for Medical Innovation (https://www.engineering.pitt.edu/CMI/), the Coulter Translational Partnership II
Program (https://www.engineeringx.pitt.edu/coulter/) and the Center for Commercial Applications of
Healthcare Data (https://healthdataalliance.com/partners/university-of-pittsburgh/) offer innovation and
Interested applicants should apply to requisition number 21008440 at Pitt Talent Center by visiting
https://www.join.pitt.edu. Interested individuals should submit: (1) cover letter, (2) complete CV
(including funding record, if applicable), (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) statement
describing experience with or interest in activities to enhance diversity, inclusion, and equity, (6) three
representative publications, and (7) names and complete contact information of at least four references.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received and therefore, early submission is highly encouraged.
We intend to conclude this recruitment by April 2022.
The Department of Bioengineering is fully committed to a diverse academic environment, and we place
high priority on identifying female and underrepresented minority candidates.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality
of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.