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MSE Employment

The Materials Science & Engineering Department at the University of Washington has a tradition of interdisciplinary collaborations and strong partnerships with other academic institutions, the national labs, and industry. Major areas of research include biomedical imaging, biomimetics, drug delivery, printable solar cells, rechargeable batteries, chemical separation membranes, and manufacturing processes. The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

Faculty and post-doctoral positions

Assistant Teaching Professor 

Assistant Teaching Professors are focused on the teaching mission and university service. This position will be responsible for teaching the year long undergraduate MSE laboratory course sequence which covers the foundational skills for materials research and engineering; materials processing and characterization for a variety of materials including metal, ceramic, polymer, and electronic materials.

Staff positions

To find open staff positions in MSE and other departments, please search the UW employment website. The keyword “engineering” will help you find openings in the 10 engineering departments on campus. Learn more about working at UW.

Student positions

UW students are eligible for work study positions.

See Academic Student Employee Hourly Pay Rates.