Assistant Professor of Biomolecular Engineering
University of California Irvine
United States

Assistant Professor of Biomolecular Engineering

Job #JPF08605
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering / Henry Samueli School of Engineering / UC Irvine

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $99,700-$125,000.
The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table “Off-scale salaries”, i.e. a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Application Window

Open date: September 13, 2023

Next review date: Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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.

Position description

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Teaching with a target start date of July 1, 2024. Professors of Teaching are hired under the Lecturer with Security of Employment series at the University of California. Assistant Professors of Teaching are full members of the Academic Senate and, upon promotion, receive security of employment comparable to tenure. Appointment, merit, and promotion in the Professor of Teaching series requires, in addition to excellence in teaching and service, that the candidate makes outstanding and externally recognized contributions in research/creative activity in pedagogy and/or the discipline.

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in chemical and biomolecular engineering; developing, supporting, and assessing best practices for education across the department; evaluating and deploying new and emerging instructional tools and resources; and leading undergraduate accreditation initiatives. We seek candidates with a doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Postdoctoral experience and a proven teaching record at the university level are highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who have innovative ideas for lecture and laboratory instruction and for the development of courses relevant to graduate professional degree programs.
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Applications require a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement (including future plans for scholarship in engineering pedagogy and/or disciplinary research), and a statement on contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Applicants should provide the contact information for three individuals who are prepared to provide a reference letter to be submitted on their behalf. Letters will be requested at a later stage of the review process.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting materials should be received by November 30, 2023. Apply online at

The University of California, Irvine, established in 1965, is ranked among the nation’s top 10 public universities. It also ranks among the nation’s best research institutes with >$580M in yearly funding and is well-regarded for its highly collaborative and interdisciplinary research culture.
A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public-school systems in the nation.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or a related field.

Application Requirements

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Reference requirements
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Campus Information

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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