Search Begins for Endowed Professorship at Weldon

The Weldon School begins a search for a preeminent scholar for the newly endowed Leslie A. Geddes Professorship in Biomedical Engineering.

The Leslie A. Geddes Professorship in Biomedical Engineering

Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering

Purdue University


Established through the vision and generosity of the Cook Group, Inc., the Leslie A. Geddes Professorship is designed for a preeminent scholar who is internationally recognized for scientific research and education impact in the broad field of biomedical engineering. The Leslie A. Geddes Professor will be expected to lead a world-class research program and foster and direct interdisciplinary initiatives that integrate engineering and the life sciences. Candidates for the professorship should possess a clear vision of emerging research and educational opportunities in biomedical engineering and be innovative in creating programs for Purdue’s new and rapidly growing Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering. The Leslie A. Geddes Professor will not only develop and implement a research program but also will guide the education of a new generation of biomedical engineers.


Applicants should provide a detailed resume of experience and qualifications, and a list of five professional references. In addition, each application should include a one to two-page description of the candidate’s vision for the future of biomedical engineering and the role that his or her contributions as the Leslie A. Geddes Professor will play in shaping that future. Candidates must have a doctoral degree. Applications by women and individuals in underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged. Application materials should be submitted to: Professor Kinam Park, Leslie A. Geddes Professorship Search Committee, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, 206 S. Intramural Drive, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 47907-2032. Screening of candidates will begin March 1, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled. Purdue University is an equal access/equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

 Originally posted: February 2009


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