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 - Hettiaratchi Lab
The Hettiaratchi Lab is seeking a research assistant to assist in the business aspects of the lab on a daily basis and participate in a variety of new and ongoing research projects in the lab. The research assistant will work closely with Dr. Hettiaratchi and other Hettiaratchi Lab members to design, implement, and supervise lab research, lab administration, and lab safety protocols.

Associate/Full Professor of Data Science/Bioengineering and Co-Director of the Center for Biomedical Data Science
The co-director of the Center for Biomedical Data Science will help shape a vision and operational approach for the center to develop and apply complex data science tools, techniques and research to advance the understanding of normal and aberrant cell biology.

Associate or Full Professor of Bioengineering
For this bioengineering position, we are seeking candidates with a research focus in regenerative rehabilitiation of musculoskeletal tissues. We also welcome applications from candidates in biomedical data science, immunoengineering, biophotonics, micro/nanotechnology, biosensors, and bioinstrumentation.

Bioinformatician Research Assistant/Associate - Plesa Lab
The Plesa Lab is seeking a research assistant/associate specializing in bioinformatics or computational biology. This position will work closely with other lab researchers (students, postdocs, and technicians) and with Dr. Plesa.

Research Associate/Staff Scientist - Plesa Lab
The Plesa Lab is seeking an experienced research associate/staff scientist to focus on the development of novel gene synthesis methods for building large gene libraries as well as novel methods for characterizing and engineering proteins at scale.

Lab Manager -  Willett Lab
The Willett Lab is seeking a lab manager who is self-motivated and has excellent organizational, managerial, and communication skills to oversee technical and business aspects of the lab on a daily basis, and to participate in a variety of new and ongoing research in the lab.

Research Assistant/Associate/Engineer - 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.

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. 

Postdoctoral Scholar - Guldberg Lab
The postdoc will conduct research and technical activities related to sponsored projects in the Guldberg Lab. The incumbent will conduct data analysis on biometric and other data sets, collaborate on reporting findings, and manage and provide technical expertise for lab equipment, protocols, and programs related to either musculoskeletal regenerative rehabilitation or immunoengineering strategies for musculoskeletal trauma.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Ong Lab
This position will research, design, and implement implantable devices and other associated electronics, and will manage, maintain and provide technical expertise for the Ong Lab equipment, protocols, and programs.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Reeder Lab
The postdoc will be responsible for conducting research and technical activities related to ongoing projects in the Reeder Lab involving design, fabrication, and implementation of bio-integrated devices. The postdoc will also assist in managing lab equipment and provide technical expertise for associated research programs.