This page contains job information that may be of interest or assistance to students. The positions, institutions or companies listed are not necessarily endorsed by the IEEE EMBS. The Whitaker Foundation claims that biomedical engineering jobs have climbed by 26.1%, which is almost twice as much growth as the overall average. Where are all these jobs? We hope that you will find the below links to biomedical engineering companies and job posting sites to help you in your search and preparation for a job.
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Biomedical engineering is a relatively small but rapidly growing field for employment. Employment sources range from hospitals to start ups, so the scope is broad. Here are some websites that will help you get a better idea of salaries, statistics and employment:
University of Connecticut Biomedical Engineering Career Page
Bucknell University Biomedical Engineering Employment Opportunities
Georgia Institute of Technology Career Services in Biomedical Engineering
Prognosis Positive for Biomedical Engineering Grads
Visit the NEW IEEE EMBS Career Center
Laboratory Director Positions: Institue of Microelectronics - Agency for Science, Technology and Research
Check out the Purdue Biomedical Engineering Club Company List
Faculty Positions: Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah
Faculty Position: Electrical and Computer Engineering Department - Lehigh University
Faculty Position: Electrical Engineering Department - California Institute of Technology
Faculty Positions: College of Engineering and Applied Sciecne - University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Faculty Positions: Electrical and Computer Engineering - Baylor University
Faculty Position: Electrical Engineering - LeTourneau University
Faculty Position: Department of Electrical Engineering - University of Texas at Arlington
Faculty Position: Electrical Engineering Department - University of Colorado Denver
Faculty Position: Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering - University of Pennsylvania
Biomedical Engineering Society Job Postings
BMEnet Job Postings
Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) Job Bank
Jobs for PhDs (PhDs.org)
Job Postings from Columbia University, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) National Internships
National Institutes of Health Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
Listings from Bucknell University
Check www.phds.org for information on postdocs, career information, finding employment, etc.
For tips on doing a massive academic job search, check this wonderful page by Ellen Spertus.
For those thinking of a career in academia, I would strongly suggest reading Tomorrow's Professor: Preparing for Academic Careers in Science and Engineering by Richard M. Reis, Stanford University.