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Electrical and Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics Postdoctoral Scholars (mulitdisciplinary team)

Recruitment Period

Open December 6th, 2019 through Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Applied Mathematics and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for several available positions as Postdoctoral Scholar-Employees. Selected candidates will be part of a team lead by Professor Rolandi, and Professor Teodorescu, in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and by Professor Gomez in the Applied Mathematics department. Selected candidates will be assigned an immediate supervisor (Professor Rolandi, Professor Teodorescu, or Professor Gomez) at the time of appointment. The Postdoctoral Scholar will participate in research on bioelectronic devices, machine learning, and device integration related to tissue regeneration and wound healing. Duties will include designing and performing experiments and or models, writing papers and reports, and working alongside undergraduate and graduate students. This team will also collaborate with Professor Zhao and Professor Isseroff at UC Davis and Professor Levin at Tufts University.

The successful candidates will be scientists and engineers ready to work in a multidisciplinary environment as part of a large team with skills including microfabrication, microfluidics, ionics, microscopy, biological control, and machine learning.

UC Santa Cruz campus is located approximately 75 miles from San Francisco and 35 miles from the heart of Silicon Valley. The university comprises two thousand acres of forested hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay with one of the most visually spectacular settings in higher education. In 2016-17, the Times Higher Education ranked UC Santa Cruz 4th in research influence

Postdoctoral Scholar

Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum annual salary rates are made based on the individual’s Experience Level, which is determined by the number of months of postdoctoral service at any institution. See current salary scale for Postdoctoral Titles at

Ph.D. (or equivalent foreign degree) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or closely related fields.

As soon as possible after initial review of the applications. Ph.D. must be in hand at time of the initial appointment.

Postdoctoral Scholar appointments are full-time; the initial appointment is for a minimum of one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Reappointment will be contingent upon positive performance review and availability of funding. The total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at any institution. Under limited circumstances, an exception to this limit may be considered, not to exceed a sixth year.

All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

For applicants with backgrounds in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering, please forward materials to Professor Rolandi and Professor Teodorescu Please refer to JPF00790 in all correspondence.

For applicants with backgrounds in Applied Mathematics, please forward materials to Professor Gomez Please refer to JPF00790 in all correspondence.


  • Curriculum vitae (required)
  • Diversity statement that addresses past or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (optional) See UCSC guidelines for statements.

Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2021.

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. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see More information is available at the APO website (see or call (831) 459-4300.

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.

Our institution is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution



Job location

Santa Cruz, California