Assistant Adjunct Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of California, San Francisco
The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics Department seeks candidates for a director to head the new Bio-Fabrication and Design Facility at the UCSF Mission Bay Campus. The purpose of the facility is to enable researchers to design and fabricate custom devices to handle unmet research needs and to prototype medical devices. This facility will house advanced additive and subtractive manufacturing equipment including ABS and high-resolution multimaterial 3D printers, CNC mills, drill presses, and lathes. It will also include CAD workstations and an electronics shop. The director will be responsible for formal and informal hands-on and in-class training, be available to consult with researchers, and maintain and expand the capabilities of the facility through grants and collaborations. The director can also expect 25% time to be dedicated to pursue their own research interests.
The applicant will need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and interact with a wide range of researchers at UCSF. The position requires a PhD in Engineering, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Biology, or a similar field. The applicant will need to have experience with CAD and rapid prototyping equipment, such as 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC mills, and general shop equipment.
An applicant with background in biological research and teaching experience is preferred. Electronics and microfluidics design and fabrication experience is a plus.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01215