Career Opportunities

Johns Hopkins University
Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Ophthalmology
Baltimore, MD

Biomedical Engineering & Ophthalmological Imaging

The Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Ophthalmology at The Johns Hopkins University seek exceptional applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Biomedical Engineering & Ophthalmological Imaging. Outstanding candidates will be considered at all academic ranks and across all areas of functional and structural Biomedical Imaging. Candidates with expertise in developing and advancing state-of-the-art imaging technologies and medical devices for ocular research and clinical applications―e.g., multiphoton fluorescence or Raman microscopy, second and higher harmonics generation microscopy, super resolution microscopy, optical coherence tomography, adaptive optics, and laser-assisted surgical technologies―will be particularly competitive. Applicants specializing in the development of sensors, robotics, and advanced/AI-based image analysis methods related to ophthalmology are also welcome.

Opportunities for interactions across the University include collaboration with clinical experts at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institution as well as numerous affiliated Institutes and Centers, including the Center for Imaging Science, the Institute for Computational Medicine, the Center for Stem Cell and Ocular Regenerative Medicine, the Center for Nanomedicine, the Translational Tissue Engineering Center, the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute, the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, the Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, the Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation, the Center for Language and Speech Processing, and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.

All applicants must hold a Ph.D. in physics, engineering or a related field and will be expected to establish a strong, independent, multidisciplinary, and internationally recognized research program. Commitment to teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels is required.

Applications are to be submitted online at Electronic applications should include a cover letter describing the principal expertise of the applicant, a research statement (max 4 pages), a teaching statement (max 2 pages), a complete resume, and three recent and representative publications. Applications should also include the complete contact information (including email address) of three to five references. Questions may be directed to the Hopkins BME & Ophthalmology Search Committee at

Applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2018 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by December 15, 2018 will receive full consideration.


Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

2018-10-05 (AdID:19)

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