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Assistant/Associate Professor – Bioinstrumentation


The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, seeks to fill a full-time position in Bioinstrumentation at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The applicant must possess a Ph.D., preferably in Biomedical Engineering and with postdoctoral experience. The candidate must demonstrate a successful track record of scientific productivity in top journals and conferences. The applicant will be expected to promote and lead research projects in his/her area of expertise, demonstrate superior organizational skills, time management, communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. The candidate should be comfortable teaching large and small groups and meeting with students both in the classroom and at office hours. We especially encourage applicants with research interests and experience in BioSensors, BioMEMS, Bioelectronic devices, Development of medical devices, Development of low-cost devices for point-of-care medical applications, Wireless sensing and powering, On-chip imaging and sensing, Biostimulation devices (invasive and/or non-invasive devices), Remote sensing and monitoring of physiological variables (Hospital-at-Home). It is part of the candidate´s responsibility to help with institutional development by being part of committees specifically dedicated to do so. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses on fundamentals and advanced topics in bioinstrumentation, biomedical devices, biomedical signal processing, scientific computing, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The expected teaching load will be 2 courses per semester. The candidate will advise and counsel undergraduate, masters and doctoral students in his/her area of expertise. The successful candidate will be expected to start by January 2022. 

Universidad de los Andes is ranked among the top universities in Latin America, with nine ABET-accredited engineering programs. The Department of Biomedical Engineering has collaborations within and across disciplines in engineering, biology and medicine. The Department has strong clinical partnerships with multiple medical institutions across the country, including Fundación Santa Fé de Bogotá, Fundación Cardioinfantil, Hospital Universitario San Ignacio and Instituto de Ortopedia Infantil Roosevelt. The successful candidate will have access to laboratory spaces and high technology equipment. The University offers diverse sources of financing for professors and graduate student research.

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Interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, a description of her or his research program, and a teaching statement (as a single PDF) to the following email address.

Applications will be received until the position is filled. Preferred candidates will then be asked to submit letters of recommendation and copies of recent publications.