Career opportunities

Department Faculty and Postdoctoral Openings

The Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering is not merely a great place to study and learn, it is also a great place to work. The intellectually stimulating environment and the nurturing spirit of collegiality that extends throughout the Institute attracts outstanding candidates to our postdoctoral, research, tenured and tenure-track positions. View JHU BME jobs.

Career Programs for BME Graduates

The department strives to prepare students to become trailblazers in academic and research, as well as leaders and groundbreakers within industry. Over time we have found that 57% of JHU BME graduates go into teaching or research, one percent move on to practice medicine, and approximately 30 percent go on to research and development within industry. Students are encouraged to make use of development programs aimed to help them in obtaining their career goals:

Industrial Liaison Office

BME’s Industrial Liaison Office fosters greater interaction between the biomedical engineering program and industry. We believe some of the most exciting opportunities of the future will result from this collaboration.

Extramural Development in Graduate Education (BME EDGE)

BME EDGEBME EDGE gives PhD students a glimpse of what can lie ahead post-graduation and prepares them to excel in their chosen career.  BME EDGE builds connections with alumni, industry, governmental agencies, start-ups and academic labs. Visit EDGE to learn more.

External Career Listings

Many companies and universities regularly reach out to the Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering program in their talent acquisition efforts. Those career opportunities are posted to the BME External Career Listings.