University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Founded in 1867, the University of Illinois is a world-class leader in research, teaching and public engagement. The university is widely noted for research excellence among the nation’s most elite institutions. We regularly lead the nation in both NSF and DOE funding and FY21 research expenditures topped $730 million.

For more than 30 years, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has been the home of extraordinary interdisciplinary researchers who use cutting-edge tools to break barriers and solve stubborn societal problems. The University of Illinois seeks a collaborative, dynamic leader to create and sustain a vision for the institute’s continued success.