Join the Lab

We are looking for new graduate students to start their PhD in the fall of 2020. Graduate students interested in the lab, please apply through the UC Berkeley Materials Science Department, or through the UC Berkeley-UCSF Graduate Program in Bioengineering. Check out the applications here (MSE) and here (BioE). Please note that the application deadlines are different for MSE and BioE.

The Messersmith Group at the University of California-Berkeley is always on the lookout for outstanding postdoctoral candidates in the areas listed here. A PhD in engineering, chemistry, biological sciences, physics, or a related field is required. Independence, creativity, passion for research, and good communication skills are essential. Although specific project positions are filled on an as-needed basis, exceptionally well-qualified candidates are encouraged to apply at any time. For consideration, send a cover letter to Prof. Messersmith, philm(at)berkeley(dot)edu.