Job Opportunities

Multiple Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Positions


Open date: October 4th, 2016
Next review date: December 1st, 2016
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30th, 2017
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Bioengineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science invites highly qualified applications for TENURE-TRACK or TENURED faculty positions at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. The School of Engineering and the Department is going through an exciting period of significant growth in the next few years. The Department seeks candidates with a Ph.D. in Bioengineering or related field with excellent track record of innovation, and exceptional potential to direct a world class, highly collaborative research program in the broad areas of bioengineering, including, but not limited to, molecular, cellular and tissue engineering, immunoengineering, biomaterials, biomanufacturing, medical devices and imaging. With the close collaboration with the David Geffen School of Medicine and many other disciplines on campus, there are tremendous opportunities to develop bioengineering technologies for regenerative medicine applications and for the diagnosis and therapy of diseases. Candidates should be highly qualified to instruct in our core graduate and undergraduate bioengineering educational curricula, and are committed to teaching/mentoring students of diverse ethnic and cultural background.

– All applicants: please provide names and contact information for at least three references. Applicants for the Assistant Professor level should also arrange for recommendation letters to be sent from at least three references.

Review of applicant will start on December 1, 2016 and keep going until all positions are filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

The Department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, and excellence in teaching, and also a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, graduate student population, and of the majors in Bioengineering. Experience in mentoring women and minorities in STEM fields is desired.


Los Angeles, CA



  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity – Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)
  • 3 Key Publications


3-5 letters of reference required


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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information

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Research Recruitment Form

Are you a graduate student, postdoc, or PI looking for an undergraduate researcher? Fill out our form to post on the Research Position Openings Bulletin! Email us at  if you have any questions.


The University of California, Los Angeles is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.  For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see:  UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy at:

Postdoc, Graduate Student Researchers, Undergraduate Research Opportunities

BMES Research Openings Bulletin

If you are interested in a position as a postdoc, graduate student researcher and undergraduate researchers with one of the Bioengineering Faculty, please contact the faculty directly via email to inquire about available positions in their labs.

UCLA Bioengineering Faculty

We are looking for undergraduate researchers to join our HHMI Undergraduate Research and Training Program which involves interdisciplinary research projects on:

– Bio and NanoPhotonics
– Mobile-Health
– Telemedicine
– Sensing
– Diagnostics

For more information:

Applicants send your CV to: 

Teaching Assistant Positions

If you are interested in applying for a position to serve as a TA for one of the Bioengineering courses, please contact Ms. Anne-Marie Dieters at .