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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 Professor in Materials Science and Engineering

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington is seeking qualified candidates for two full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in all areas of research in materials science and engineering to start Fall 2023. Priority will be given to candidates in either one of two areas of special interest: (1) scalable synthesis, analysis and implementation of materials relevant to Quantum Information Science and Engineering (QISE), and (2) development of biomedical imaging materials and related technologies (e.g., computational modeling and machine learning) for disease diagnosis and treatment.  Candidates aiming to integrate modern methods of data science (DS), machine learning (ML) and artificial-intelligence (AI) to accelerate advances in their respective research areas are encouraged to apply.

Apply by December 15, 2022 for priority consideration.

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.