Postdoctoral Research Position

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position to join an interdisciplinary team of investigators that will be investigating controlled-release of drugs from contact lens bandages. The ideal applicant will have experience in hydrogel synthesis, drug formulation, materials characterization and microfabrication. Good organization, communication skills and ability to work in a team setting are essential. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences or a related field.   

The initial appointment will be for a one-year period, with the possibility of an extension depending on performance and availability of funding. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three references to our online RECRUIT system at:

Dr. Szu Wang
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science University of California, Irvine
916 Engineering Tower
Irvine, CA 92697-2575

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.