Current Openings

Brandeis MRSEC Assistant Professor in Bioinspired Soft Materials
Posted August 27, 2021

The Brandeis University MRSEC invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the interdisciplinary research areas of experimental material science and soft matter. We seek candidates interested in broad collaborations with a vision towards integrated sciences in which materials science overlaps with other disciplines. The successful candidate would choose which department to join ranging from the life to physical sciences. Brandeis University offers a unique opportunity to participate in a diverse interdisciplinary program, the NSF-funded Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), focused on biologically inspired materials. Candidates are expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs while engaging in forefront soft matter research. A non-exhaustive list of research areas are self-assembly, active matter, protein engineering, and synthetic biology.

To apply:  First consideration will be given to applications received by December 31, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and a research plan, and a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion to AcademicJobsOnline at

Start Date: Flexible with a target of Fall 2022, pending budgetary approval. 

Location: Brandeis University MRSEC, Waltham, MA, USA 

Brandeis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer M/W/D/V. Brandeis is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.