Join a team that is passionate about its work.
The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering invites applications for the faculty positions listed below. Applicants must hold an earned Ph.D. in a related field, along with a demonstrated record of excellence for high-quality research, teaching and professional development, or show exceptional promise within their field.
As a dynamic urban university with a strong commitment to collaborative excellence, UCLA is host to highly-selective undergraduate and graduate programs, and is engaged in numerous research collaborations, both within the Engineering school and with a spectrum of departments and programs at UCLA (including the Medical and Dental Schools a short campus walk away), across the UC system, with other universities, and across industrial sectors.
UCLA Samueli is committed to enhancing the diversity of the faculty, as well as our graduate and undergraduate student populations. 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.
Please view the UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy for a complete policy listing for the University of California.
Faculty positions by departments
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering – Civil Engineering Materials
Civil and Environmental Engineering – Geotechnical Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace – Aerospace Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace – Mechanical Engineering
Material Science and Engineering
Findings are a major step toward understanding persistent infections that affect people with cystic fibrosis. Led by scientists at UCLA, an international team of researchers has discovered that bacteria have a “memory” that passes sensory knowledge
Iris Cong, a 2017 UCLA Samueli Engineering alumna now studying physics at Harvard University, has received two major graduate fellowships in the past few weeks – the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and the Fannie & John Hertz Foundation Fellowship.
Kang L. Wang, a distinguished professor at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering and the holder of the Raytheon Company Chair in Electrical Engineering, has received an international award for his discovery of a long-sought-after particle
Researchers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have demonstrated that deep learning, a powerful form of artificial intelligence, can discern and enhance microscopic details in photos taken by smartphones
The Odyssey 1 has already soared more than 12,000 feet above the earth, higher than any other student-built, liquid-fueled rocket.
On March 10, in a remote section of the Mojave Desert, more than two hours from campus
Carbon Upcycling team, which developed eco-friendly concrete, is sharing in $5 million prize.
Working to upend one of the most stalwart of construction materials, a team of UCLA engineers, scientists and policy experts