Departmental Offices:

The Bioengineering main offices are located in Skirkanich Hall Suite 240. The main number for the department is 215-898-8501.

Skirkanich Hall is located at 210 South 33rd Street (between Spruce and Walnut Streets).

Additional Resources:

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Departmental Faculty Searches

Lecturer Position – Bioengineering

The Bioengineering Department at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applicants for one full-time lecturer position. Responsibilities will be teaching duties in biomedical signals and systems analysis, medical devices, and engineering design instruction. In addition, the position includes some advising and administration in the department's undergraduate program. A description of the courses offered in the undergraduate program can be found through this link:

The position will be on a 12-month basis with successive one-year reappointments possible and a limit of four consecutive appointments, based on an annual review and the department's needs. Qualifications: A Ph.D. in bioengineering, another relevant engineering or science discipline, commitment to undergraduate education and previous teaching experience preferred.

The application for this position can be found through this link:

Consideration of applications will begin May 31, 2018.

The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/females/individuals with disabilities/veterans are encouraged to apply.


Faculty Positions – Bioengineering

The School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania is in the midst of growing its faculty 33% by 2020. As part of this initiative, the Department of Bioengineering is engaged in an aggressive, multi-year hiring effort for multiple tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels.

The University of Pennsylvania provides unique opportunities for multidisciplinary research. Bioengineering is prominent in the strategic plans of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the University, emphasizing integrative research in all aspects of human health ranging from fundamental to translational research. All of Penn’s twelve schools are situated on one campus, making it an ideal environment for multidisciplinary research. Bioengineering seeks to enhance its integrative research and educational programs. We are especially interested in candidates whose interests are aligned with the school’s strategic plan (

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in Bioengineering/Biomedical Engineering or a related field. At the Assistant Professor level, individuals should demonstrate superb academic credentials and promise for a career in bioengineering research. At higher professorial levels, an evident track record of research excellence, including successful competitive research funding and academic standing, is expected. Growth areas for our program include systems/synthetic biology, engineering mechanobiology, biomedical data science, and bionanotechnology. However, we encourage applications from candidates in any emerging area of bioengineering. A commitment to teaching should also be apparent, including development of undergraduate and graduate courses, supervision of doctoral students, and academic advising of students at all levels.

Please submit all applications to:

Applications will be considered until filled.

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.