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Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

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School / Campus / College: College of Engineering

Organization: Bioengineering (COE)

Title: Assistant Professor of Bioengineering

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Position Description


The University of Washington Department of Bioengineering Invites Applications for a Tenure-Track Position in Bioengineering

The Department of Bioengineering in the College of Engineering and School of Medicine at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor. This position is on a 9-month service period with an anticipated start date of September 16, 2021.

UW Bioengineering recently made a strategic investment to become nationally recognized in the field of Neuro-engineering. This call for applications is to build on that strength. We are specifically looking for a candidate  to develop a stem cell based platform development to study auditory or olfactory neuronal systems in vitro and to develop organ on a chip technologies. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program, to participate in the teaching and service missions of the department, and to contribute to efforts in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the campus climate for students, faculty, and staff.  They will also be expected to follow UW’s strong tradition of collaboration and translation across disciplinary boundaries. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service in a diverse and inclusive environment.

Founded in 1967, UW Bioengineering has a rich history of research, scholarship and translation of results into clinical solutions. To learn more about the department please visit our website (


The minimum qualifications are PhD or MD degree (or other foreign equivalent) at the time of hire and evidence of excellence, originality and productivity in research.


Please apply online at with a letter of application, a complete curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, a statement of commitment to diversity in academia and research, and the names of at least four references. The review of applications is ongoing and will continue until filled. Open positions are contingent on funding. Questions can be sent to

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