Tenure or Tenure-Track Faculty Position


Position title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor


Open date: September 28th, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.


Building upon its commitment to foster an inclusive environment and promote the success of underrepresented students, the Department of Bioengineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. Applications will be considered at all levels, with a preference for appointments at the Assistant Professor level.
Applicants for the positions must have a demonstrated record of excellence in, or show exceptional promise for, high-quality research, teaching, and professional development. In addition, applicants must have a demonstrated record of interest in, and commitment to, the mentorship of students from underrepresented and underserved populations. The successful candidate will be expected to advance their active mentoring activities and participate in programs that provide research and professional development opportunities for our diverse student body (such as our Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity, our Women in Engineering program, and our student organizations listed at https://samueli.ucla.edu/equity-diversity-and-inclusion/). Teaching and service expectations will not exceed those of other faculty positions.The Department of Bioengineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is conducting a search for exceptional faculty candidates in the broad areas of bioengineering, including, but not limited to: immunoengineering, neuroengineering, and artificial intelligence in biomedical imaging. With the close collaboration with the David Geffen School of Medicine and many other disciplines on campus, there are tremendous opportunities to develop interdisciplinary collaborations and innovative technologies to address medical needs.Candidates whose technical interests complement and augment the Department’s existing strengths and are well positioned to develop collaborations as part of multidisciplinary research teams are of particular interest. Our hiring priority is focused on the frontiers of Bioengineering research, where a candidate’s impact, originality, and promise for developing and maintaining a strong, extramurally supported research program has been demonstrated. We are interested in outstanding candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship and to a diverse campus climate.

These positions require a Ph.D. or equivalent in bioengineering or a closely related discipline at date of hire.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. or equivalent in bioengineering or a closely related discipline at date of hire.


Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Shortlisted applicants should arrange for recommendation letters to be sent from at least three references.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06867

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