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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 department
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering – Civil Engineering Materials
Civil and Environmental Engineering – Geotechnical Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mechanical and Aerospace – Mechanical Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering
Researchers from UCLA Samueli School of Engineering and Stanford have demonstrated a computer system that can discover and identify the real-world objects it “sees” based on the same method of visual learning that humans use.
Artificial intelligence-based device detects moving parasites in bodily fluid for easier, earlier diagnosis
Developed by UCLA Engineering researchers, system is ‘like a motion detector for the microscopic world’
UCLA Samueli School of Engineering’s Integrated Sensors Laboratory is collaborating with Airborne Wireless Network (ABWN), a leader in high-speed broadband aerial wireless networks, to field test its terahertz-band communication technology at medium altitude.
Aydogan Ozcan, Chancellor’s Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Bioengineering, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Confirming a century-old prediction could help scientists construct new classes of materials
Many people who are diagnosed with cancer will undergo some type of surgery to treat their disease — almost 95 percent of people with early-diagnosed breast cancer will require surgery and it’s often the first line of treatment for people with brain tumors, for example.