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Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences Tenure Track Faculty

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 5th, 2018
Last review date: Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Mar 5, 2020 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.


University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences in the Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of California San Francisco, seeks to hire a tenure track faculty member to mount an exciting research program and to teach graduate, professional, and postdoctoral students.

The unique opportunities for interactions between basic and clinical scientists at UCSF have enabled the development of new medical treatment strategies, including novel methods for delivering and evaluating cell and drug-based therapies. We seek candidates who will advance therapeutic bioengineering at UCSF in the following forward-looking research areas, including but not limited to neural engineering and/or neural interfaces; immune-engineering; micro/nanosystems for diagnostic or therapeutic applications, design of biological activity sensors or molecular probes for normal and abnormal physiology, fabrication of tissue replacements and drug delivery devices, and computational modeling of disease processes.

Faculty participate in the Joint UCSF/UCB Graduate Group in Bioengineering (JGGB), the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics (PSPG), the Biophysics and Biomedical Informatics Graduate Programs, the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences (QB3) and various other campus wide programs. Applicants must have a doctoral degree, or a PhD in process, or equivalent in biological, engineering or physical sciences, with a major focus on applications to biomedical problems. Priority will be given to an appointment at the Assistant Professor level, however, the selected candidates rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

UC San Francisco strongly encourages applications from those candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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.

Applicants must send a CV, cover letter, statement of contributions to diversity, electronic files or reprints of one or two key publications, and a two-page summary of past research and future goals. In addition, applicants will be asked to provide the contact information of three references.

Please apply online at

Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research - a two-page summary of past research and future goals

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional - electronic file or reprint of at least one and not more than two key publications

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)