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Faculty Position in Data Science for Healthcare-Related Devices and Monitoring (Download PDF)

Endowed Professor and Director: Center for Paralysis Research (Download PDF)

Faculty Position(s) - Engineering Healthier Brains Initiative (Download PDF)


Faculty Position in Data Science for Healthcare-Related Devices and Monitoring

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Healthcare-related devices and IoT sensors are changing the way we support population health and wellness by providing remote and real-time information that can be analyzed and acted upon.   This information can help to improve access, empower individuals in their decisions and self-management, provide notifications to providers, predict health events, and improve diagnostic accuracy.  Key challenges include security and compliance, integration and interoperability, fusion of heterogeneous data, and development of appropriate data science methodologies that support evidence-based care.

Description: We are seeking a highly qualified individual with expertise in data science applied to healthcare, and in particular, healthcare-related devices and monitoring.  Areas of emphasis include deep learning, explainable artificial intelligence, causal inference, predictive analytics, transportability of causal and statistical relationships, connected care, IoT analytics, and remote monitoring/ point of care analytics.  New faculty are sought to build strong research programs working in collaboration with Purdue’s Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering.  The goal is preeminence in healthcare engineering research combined with extraordinary impact on healthcare delivery and community engagement for improving outcomes that are proactive, patient-centered, and wellness-focused.

Diversity: Purdue University is committed to the development of a multicultural environment.  We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the university; our goal is to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, statistics, or a related field.  The focus is on the assistant professor level, but outstanding individuals at all levels of experience will be considered.  New faculty members will be expected to develop strong, externally-funded research programs, develop and teach innovative curricula, and help advance the frontiers of knowledge with current and future faculty affiliated with the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering.

Applications should include a letter of interest, CV, academic transcripts, statements of approach, vision for research and teaching, and names and contact information for five references.  Please go to https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engt/InfoFor/Employment to apply.  If you cannot submit your application at this website, please contact Ms. Lisa Stacey at staceyl@purdue.edu. Questions regarding the position may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Professor Paul Griffin - paulgriffin@purdue.edu. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Review of applications begins October 1, 2018, and continues until the positions are filled.

Purdue University is an equal opportunity /equal access /affirmative action employer
fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

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Endowed Professor and Director: Center for Paralysis Research

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The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (PVM) invites applications for the position of Director of the Center for Paralysis Research (CPR) and the Mari Hulman George Professorship of Applied Neuroscience in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences. The CPR conducts basic and applied research aimed at developing novel therapies for injuries and diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system (https://vet.purdue.edu/cpr/). The CPR and the endowment provide significant resources to build and expand a collaborative research program around the core mission of the Center. The Director will provide leadership and vision for the Center and grow the funding base for the Center though external grants and development activities. The Director will also play a key role in the newly established Purdue Institute or Integrative neuroscience http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/pillars/integrative-neuroscience-center/), one of seven Life Science Institutes on the West Lafayette campus. Candidates must have  DVM, MD, or PhD or equivalent degree, and should be internationally known scientists with a successful history of scholarship, research collaborations, funding, and mentorship of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

The Department of Basic Medical Sciences (http://vet.purdue.edu/bms/) has 20 faculty members with research interests in neuroscience, cancer biology, drug discovery, and musculoskeletal diseases. The College of Veterinary Medicine has three board-certified veterinary neurologists and a neurology residency program, and offers opportunities for clinical trials in companion animals through the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Purdue University provides exciting opportunities for collaborative an interdisciplinary research through the Bindley Bioscience Center and Birck Nanotechnology Center in Discovery Park, the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, the NCI-funded Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), and other academic departments and centers.

Applications should be submitted as a single PDF file that includes a letter of intent;curriculum vitae; summary of research interests; statement of teaching philosophy; a statement on professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion; and the names and contact information of 3 references via email to Ms. Erin Lane (lane35@purdue.edu). Review of applications will start December 1, 2017, and continue until this full time, 10 month position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their application, indicating their past experiences, current interests and activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women,
individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Faculty Position(s) - Engineering Healthier Brains Initiative

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The emergence of structural health monitoring as driven by neuroimaging, computational modeling of neural behavior, and targeted delivery of therapeutic or protective agents will improve the prevention, detection and treatment of neurotrauma, leading to a paradigm shift in the standard-of-care for individuals exposed to repetitive or episodic head collisions.

Description: The Engineering Healthier Brains Initiative is a priority area for hiring within the Purdue University College of Engineering. We are seeking highly-qualified, creative individuals with substantial experience in technologies related to neurological health and behavior. Areas of emphasis include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain (including diffusion weighted imaging, perfusion imaging, fluid biomarker quantification and spectroscopy), computational systems modeling, and development and targeting of biomolecules/biomarkers for use as neuroprotective agents. Applicants with expertise in related areas enabling improved approaches to neural health are encouraged to apply.

New faculty are sought to build strong research and educational programs that deliver this paradigm shift by working in collaboration with the interdisciplinary Purdue Neurotrauma Group and the multi-institutional Concussion Neuroimaging Consortium.  The goal is academic preeminence in the engineering of neural health, combined with extraordinary clinical and entrepreneurial impact.

Qualifications: We are seeking highly qualified and creative individuals at all levels who share our vision of protecting, restoring and enhancing neural health. New faculty members will be expected to develop strong, externally-funded research programs, develop and teach innovative curricula, and help advance the frontiers of knowledge within and outside of collaborations with other current and future members of this preeminent team.

Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in Engineering Science or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. Successful candidates will conduct original research, will advise graduate students, will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and will perform service both at the School and University levels. Candidates with experience working with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff and the ability to contribute to an inclusive climate are particularly encouraged to apply.

The College of Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter; indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Submit applications online at https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUS/Employment/Applications, including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of five references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2018, and will continue until positions are filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue’s main campus is located in West Lafayette, Indiana, a welcoming and diverse community with a wide variety of cultural activities and events, industries, and excellent schools. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program to assist new faculty and their partners regarding dual career needs and facilitate their relocation.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women,
individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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