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Faculty Position in Materials Science and Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 29th, 2019

Last review date: Saturday, Nov 30, 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: Tuesday, Jun 30, 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.


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 at all levels in selected 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. Applications in the area of structural materials are especially encouraged. 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.
To receive full consideration, applications should be submitted, by 11/30/19, 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:


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)