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The UC San Diego Department of Bioengineering faculty are recognized nationally for outstanding scholarship, teaching, and research.

The Department of Bioengineering invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor Level.

Applicants are asked to submit materials on-line at

Materials include: (1) a cover letter, (2) C.V. with list of publications, (3) letters of professional reference, (4) a statement summarizing research and teaching experience, and (5) a seperate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. Candidates with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply. For further information about contributions to diversity statemnets, see

For inquiries, please contact Bioengineering Department Management Services Officer (MSO) through email (

Temporary Lecturers Positions

The Department of Bioengineering is looking for Temporary Lecturers for the 2018/2019 Academic Year

To go directly to the online application go to:

See some of our research groups, including Biodynamics, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine, Biomaterials and Stem Cell Engineering, Biophotonics, Biosensors, and more.

See information about our research facilities, including Biotechnology, Confocal Microscopy, Flow Cytometry, Information Technology, Functional MRI, Cell Engineering Research Center (CERC).




Events & Seminars

Friday, April 5, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sheng Zhong
If the word "epigenome" is interpreted as "on the genome", then chromatin-associated RNA (caRNA) could be regarded as a layer of the epigenome in addition to DNA and histone modi
Friday, April 12, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Andrea Tao
Many optical spectroscopy and bioimaging techniques are limited by the ability to fabricate nanoscale probes that are robust, reproducible, and support high quality optical reson
Friday, April 19, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Jane C. Burns
Kawasaki disease (KD) is the most common acquired heart disease in children.


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