Current Job Openings


Department of Bioengineering - Postdoctoral Research Associate in Rehabilitation
(Clinical Research Focused)

The Yang laboratories within the Department of Bioengineering and Carle Foundation Hospital are focused on investigating neural mechanisms underlying movement impairments post-stroke and developing targeted therapeutical interventions to facilitate motor recovery. This interdisciplinary research integrates neural engineering approaches and human subject experiments, based on multi-modal brain imaging, non-invasive brain stimulation, electrophysiology signals, robotic devices, and data sciences.

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Professor in Neural Engineering (Open Rank) 

The Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions in neural engineering, which is a strategic growth area in the department.  We seek applicants who can contribute to the excellence of our programs through research, teaching, and service.  The department has recently launched the nation’s first B.S. degree program in neural engineering.  This new program leverages campus strengths across diverse topics from bioengineering, neuroscience, data analytics, and imaging. 

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

The Department of Bioengineering in The Grainger College of Engineering seeks applicants for a Marketing and Communications Coordinator position. Reporting to the Associate Director of Operations, the Marketing and Communications Coordinator manages all marketing and communications efforts for the Department of Bioengineering. In line with college brand strategy, this position will develop, manage, and promote both the departmental excellence and sense of community, which includes implementing a strong communications plan (presence at conferences, creation of promotional materials and departmental annual report, E-news, Weekly Digest, etc.) to enhance the programs and mission of the department.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Position in Bioimage Informatics

We are excited to announce an opening for a postdoctoral research associate to work in large-scale bioimage informatics and computational imaging at the Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Our laboratory is located at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, a leading institution for biomedical imaging. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our multidisciplinary team to advance precision medicine through cutting-edge multiscale optical microscopy, artificial intelligence (AI), and large-scale bioimage informatics.

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Undergraduate Academic Advisor 

The Department of Bioengineering in The Grainger College of Engineering seeks applicants for an Undergraduate Academic Adviser position. Reporting to the Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs and working as part of the Academic Programs unit in the Department of Bioengineering, the Undergraduate Academic Adviser provides academic advising and coordination of student services to holistically support the personal, academic, and professional development of bioengineering undergraduate students. 

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micro-urban community, Urbana-Champaign combines a friendly small-town atmosphere with big city amenities like Big10 Division I sports, marquee theatrical and musical performances, and top-rated health and recreational facilities. We’re centrally located between Chicago (140 miles north of us), Indianapolis (125 miles east), and St. Louis (170 miles to the southwest).

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