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Are you passionate about solving urgent problems in health care, sustainability and security? Do you enjoy collaborating with others? Does creativity drive your work?

At the Biodesign Institute, we work toward an ever-brighter future propelled by big ideas and big discoveries in areas such as personalized medicine, cancer, infectious diseases, alternative energy and environmental preservation. Our workplace culture will encourage you to work across disciplines, develop practical solutions and pursue your entrepreneurial goals.

We offer a broad array of careers, from faculty and research positions to the technical and administrative staff that keep the institute running. Join our team.

I’m fortunate to have many opportunities to work with engineers, physicists, chemists, people who come together to solve a much bigger problem than one individual lab can do by itself.

Mitch Magee Assistant research professor, Biodesign Center for Personalized Diagnostics

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Staff and student positions

Explore open staff and student positions at the Biodesign Institute below.

If you are a current ASU employee, you do not need to create an account to apply. Visit the internal applicant portal and enter the job number in the search field.

What our employees have to say

Biodesign has brought together an outstanding group of scholars spanning a broad variety of disciplines, collaborating to address the biggest challenges facing our world. We are fortunate to have among the nicest and best equipped labs for the conduct our science. It is a joy to be part of Biodesign.

Stephen Munk Deputy Director

We’re not set in a lot of the kinds of historical dogmas that exist in many universities.

Wade Van Horn Associate faculty

This has great opportunities for making new discoveries and really impacting human health and disease.

Carlo Maley Associate faculty

We work actually on discovering nature’s secret and trying to apply it to real-world problems.

Petra Fromme Center Director

Learn more about how we enable our researchers to create a brighter future.

Our faculty have access to state-of-the-art lab space and core facilities.

Faculty and research teams also benefit from robust operational resources, including research opportunities and advancement, technology support, human resources, finance, administration and marketing.

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Our faculty

Our directory can help you find an expert in your topic of interest, connect with a potential faculty mentor and explore opportunities for collaboration.

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Our facilities

Learn about the Biodesign Institute’s award-winning buildings and facilities that promote collaboration and advance our research.

A place for you to grow your career

Working at ASU comes with more than just the pride of belonging to the most innovative school in the nation. An equal opportunity employer, we provide an environment for team members to grow both personally and professionally and offer a range of competitive benefits to ensure that you and your family receive the support you deserve.

Health and wellness

ASU offers comprehensive medical insurance plans, plus dental, vision, pharmacy and health spending accounts to accommodate you and your family’s needs. ASU also participates in the state’s Health Impact Program, which grants up to a $200 incentive for completing health and fitness activities.

Personal and professional growth

The demands of the workforce are ever-changing, but ASU helps our employees keep their skills current. Employees have access to a variety of professional development opportunities at all career levels.

Tuition reduction

A cornerstone of ASU is expanding access to education and learning. Our qualified tuition reduction program allows employees, their legal spouses and dependent children to attend classes at any of the three state universities at a small fraction of the regular tuition cost.

Discounts galore

Whether your passion is theater or football, ASU offers employee discounts to sponsored events. In addition, employees enjoy discounted memberships, free news subscriptions and a range of shopping and travel discounts.

Peace of mind

ASU provides a comprehensive retirement program to help staff and faculty achieve financial security. Employees are also automatically enrolled in basic life insurance, with options for supplemental coverage for themselves and their dependents.

Work-life balance

We perform the best when we are rested and recharged. KE understands the importance of a good work-life balance, and offers hybrid work schedules, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. The university also allows 12 weeks paid parental leave to eligible employees.

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