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Assistant Professor in Materials

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 4th, 2017
Last review date: November 30th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 30th, 2018
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 Materials Department in the College of Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor position (tenure-track) in Materials.

Outstanding candidates should demonstrate the ability to build a world-class research program, addressing both scientific and technological issues, in soft, biological, and biologically inspired materials systems. Candidates with experience in experimental or computational methods for modeling, characterization and/or synthesis are encouraged to apply.
Must hold a Ph.D in a science or engineering field by the time of appointment.

Applications should consist of a Curriculum Vitae, brief statements of teaching philosophy and research interests (2-page-limit each). Applicants will also need to arrange for 3 references to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf via the recruitment website at:

Please apply by November 30, 2017 for primary consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.

The Materials department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA




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