Postdoctoral Scholar - Translational Research

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join the DELTAi (Driving Engineering & Life-science Translational Advances @ Irvine, The main objectives of this lab’s research is to engineer device- and biologically based solutions to medical problems. Work will begin in the orthopaedics area but may broaden into other medical specialties as well.

The individual is expected to provide engineering and design expertise to engineer medical devices and enhance their translational potential. Additional work may include cell culture, mechanical testing and histological and biochemical assays. Duties will include designing experiments and conducting independent research, preparing study results for publication, and supervising/training graduate and undergraduate students in proper laboratory research techniques and record keeping.

Requirements: Applicants must have a doctorate in mechanical, biochemical, electrical engineering or a related field. Engineering background with hands-on experience in prototyping, computer-aided design and modeling, subtractive and additive manufacturing (e.g., machining and 3-D printing), biophotonics and preferably medical devices as well. It is expected that the candidate will be comfortable initiating projects independently by identifying medical problems and proposing designs and solutions. Experience with cell culture is preferred but not required. Excellent verbal and communications skills in the English language is required.

Application Procedure:  Applicants will need to upload their curriculum vitae, cover letter with a brief description of relevant experience and names of at least three references to our online RECRUIT system at

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence through diversity. 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.