Associate Adjunct Professor

Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the UC Irvine invites applications for an associate adjunct professor in the non-senate adjunct professor series.

The position is in the area of radiation detectors for nuclear applications and nuclear forensics. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the teaching and research programs of the department and in addition contribute to the development of a master program in nuclear science and technology.

The candidate will be responsible for teaching a minimum of one course per year in the areas of radiation detectors, nuclear and radiochemistry, nuclear fuel cycles, and radiation shielding and dosimetry. Ability to write and prepare reports, research papers and grant proposals is an important responsibility of the candidate. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain an extramurally supported research program. In addition to the qualifications, the position requires a doctorate in nuclear engineering, health physics or other related quantitative fields, with experience in teaching in the area of nuclear science and engineering.

Additional qualifications that are highly desirable would be a strong background in radiation detectors as well as electronics and programming of data-collection algorithms.

This is a non-tenure track faculty position in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. Initial appointment will be for a 12-month period, renewable subject to performance and availability of adequate funding.

Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at:

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Requirements for Application:

  • Curriculum vitae - Your most recently updated C.V
  • Statement of research
  • Statement of teaching
  • Statement of contributions to diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence ( ).
  • Publications
  • References - 3 -5 references required (contact information only)

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.