Research Positions

Junior Specialist – Schoenung Group

Starts at $18.26 an hour
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for a Jr. Specialist to join the group of Professor Julie M. Schoenung. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Schoenung and her group to develop the group’s website and assist in manuscript and proposal writing. Individuals with experience in manuscript writing and specialized knowledge of Windows and Linux systems administration are preferred. Excellent organizational and communication skills are a must.  

Associate Specialist in Mechanical Metamaterials

Commensurate upon experience

The Architected Materials Lab at UC Irvine is currently accepting applications for an associate specialist position. The research will focus on mechanical modeling of nano-architected materials, with emphasis on high strain rate response. We are seeking an individual with a strong background in computational solid mechanics – in particular finite elements analysis. Experience with topology optimization is highly desirable. A Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, materials science, physics, or a related field is required.

Assistant Project Scientist

75% appointment, $4,610 monthly based on annual salary of $73,800

The UC Irvine Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has an opening for an assistant project scientist for an experimental research program centered around developing creative approaches to capture, treat and use stormwater runoff with the goal of improving human and ecosystem water security.  

Specialist in Dynamics and Control

Commensurate upon experience

The Aeronautics, Dynamics and Control Laboratory (ADCL) at UC Irvine is currently accepting applications for a part-time specialist position. The research will focus on geometric nonlinear controllability. We are seeking an individual with a strong background in mathematical control theory, optimal control and differential geometry. A doctorate in mathematics, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or a related field is required. Experience with one or more of the above topics is required.

Specialist Series - Laboratory of Fluorescence Dynamics

POSITION:  Specialist Series – Laboratory of Fluorescence Dynamics

The UCI Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering anticipates openings in the Specialist Series in the Laboratory for Fluorescence Dynamics under the direction of Professor Enrico Gratton and the Digman Laboratory under the direction of Professor Michelle Digman.

Specialist Series - Biomedical Engineering

POSITION:  Specialist Series – Biomedical Engineering

The UCI Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering anticipates openings in the Specialist Series throughout academic year 2017-18. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within various labs in the department.

Seeking qualified candidates with experience in the following biomedical engineering fields:

Project Scientist in Dynamics and Control

Commensurate with experience

The Aeronautics, Dynamics and Control Laboratory (ADCL) at the University of California, Irvine currently is accepting applications for a part-time Project Scientist position. The research will focus on geometric nonlinear controllability. We are seeking an individual with a strong background and experience in one or more of these areas: mathematical control theory, optimal control and differential geometry. A Ph.D. in mathematics, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering or a related field is required.

Junior Specialist - Gorodetsky Group

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 junior specialist position in the Gorodetsky Group. We are seeking applicants with expertise in organic chemistry, bioconjugate chemistry and/or biochemistry.  The start date is negotiable. 

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