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Recruitment Period

Open date: August 16th, 2018
Last review date: Friday, Jan 4, 2019 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: Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 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.


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science seeks applications for a tenure-track position in all areas of Materials Science. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to build an active interdisciplinary research program in one or more of the following areas: Structural Materials, Energy Materials, Electronic and Optical Materials. In addition, a commitment to education and teaching/mentoring students of diverse ethnic and cultural background should be demonstrated. Consideration will also be given to candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to diversity and excellence.

Applicants must have earned a doctorate in materials science or a related field. Appointments will be tenure track at the assistant professor level, but truly exceptional candidates will also be considered at a higher (tenured) level. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Applications will be accepted thru 1/31/19, and must be submitted through the online application system ( Early application is encouraged.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy at:

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 5-7 required (contact information only)

How to apply

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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