Faculty Recruitment

This is an exciting time for the University of Oregon as we realize our dreams for enhancing discovery and innovation activity through the development of the Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact. This page provides information on faculty employment opportunities within the Knight Campus.


Research Assistant/Associate - Open Pool
We are seeking qualified applicants for the Knight Campus open research pool. Open positions will include research assistants (commonly known as technicians) or research associates. Research assistants conduct research under the direction of a principal investigator; research associates conduct research with only general guidance.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Bioengineering
We are accepting applications for one or more tenure track faculty positions in bioengineering at the Knight Campus. Candidates seeking an assistant or associate professor position with a significant track record of research excellence as appropriate to their seniority and a demonstrated commitment to translating research discoveries into innovations to improve the human condition are encouraged to apply. 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Biofunctional Materials
We are accepting applications for an assistant/associate professor in bioengineering or biomedical engineering with a significant track record of research excellence as appropriate to their seniority and a demonstrated commitment to translating research discoveries into innovations to improve the human condition.

Research Assistant/Lab Manager
We are seeking a qualified individual to work in and oversee the technical and business aspects of the Plesa Lab. The Laboratory Manager works closely with Assistant Professor Calin Plesa and his project leads to design, implement, and supervise lab research, lab administration and lab safety protocols. This position will focus on the development and optimization of gene synthesis technology as well as repurposing biological systems for bioengineering applications. 

ProTem Instructor/Lecturer - Open Pool
We are seeking qualified applicants for our open ProTem Instructor/Lecturer pool. Instructors/Lecturers in the Knight Campus will develop innovative and multidisciplinary educational materials with the goal of preparing graduate students for entry-level positions in academic, industry, and government labs. 

Postdoctoral Scholar - Open Pool
We are seeking a postdoctoral scholar to conduct laboratory research, quantitative analysis, prepare manuscripts and grant application, and present data and findings to internal and external audiences.