Job Openings

Deadline: 7/16/2017
2017 K-12 Outreach Coordinator Search

K – 12 OUTREACH COORDINATOR CENTER FOR THE PHYSICS OF LIVINGCELLS UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN The Department of Physics invites applicants for a part-time K-12 Outreach Coordinator. The successful candidate is expected to establish programs with local secondary schools that incorporate educational tools and scientific concepts from the Center for Physics Living Cells laboratories into middle and high school science curriculum. For full consideration, application materials must be received by June 30, 2017. Please visit to view the complete position announcement and application instructions. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit

Deadline: 7/21/2017
CPLC Summer School 2017

The mission of the Center for the Physics of Living Cells at the University of Illinois is to create a quantitative, predictive, and physically-based description of living systems.

This summer school is designed for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and researchers in physics, biophysics, chemical and life sciences, and engineering who seek to expand their research skills into these areas. The workshop will comprise lectures and hands-on training in specific topics and tools.

This summer school is only open to researchers at institutions other than the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.