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Department of Bioengineering

Mailing Address:
MS-142, 6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005-1892

Physical Address:
6500 Main Street, Suite 135
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 713.348.5869
Fax: 713.348.5877 

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Available Faculty, Teaching and Postdoctoral Positions

Rice Scholar Postdoctoral Program

Bioengineering at Rice University is a premier department with interests in imaging; tissue engineering; drug delivery; and systems, synthetic, and physical biology. The Department seeks applicants to its prestigious Rice Scholar postdoctoral program in any of these areas. Successful scholars will conduct research in one of these areas under mentorship of a departmental faculty member. The Rice Scholar positions offer a generous stipend as well as an independent research budget to exceptional postdoctoral scholars. Excellent medical and retirement benefits are included. A Ph.D. in a relevant field is required. To apply, send cover letter and curriculum vitae and have support letter sent from proposed departmental mentor and three letters of reference to bioe_postdoc@rice.edu by 14 March 2014. Please ensure all correspondence sent to this address includes your last name in the subject line and that all document names start with your last name. Rice University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Faculty Position in Bioengineering

The Department of Bioengineering at Rice University, located in Houston, TX, seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position with a start date of July, 2014.  Rice offers an outstanding environment for research at the interface of bioengineering, medicine and biology with strong collaborations with the adjacent Texas Medical Center.  The department invites candidates in all areas of bioengineering research, particularly in biomaterials & tissue engineering, systems & synthetic biology, and novel experimental approaches to develop and characterize 3D model systems.  Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to establish a strong bioengineering research program.  Candidates at the assistant professor level are preferred, although outstanding candidates at all levels will be considered.  All candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in bioengineering or a related field, conferred by November 1, 2013.  To apply, send a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for at least three references by December 15, 2013 to:


Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.