Research Positions

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. 

Assistant Specialist Positions – Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California, Irvine seeks applicants for Assistant Specialist positions in the Gorodetsky Group. Candidates should be Ph.D.-level technicians with expertise in organic semiconductors and device fabrication who can oversee installation, construction and assembly of new equipment. There are multiple openings, and the tentative start date is negotiable. 

Assistant Specialist Position – Nilsson Group

Commensurate with experience

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for an Assistant Specialist position to work on radioactive isotope production using the UC Irvine TRIGA reactor. The applicant must have experience in handling and working with open sources of radioactive material, preparation of samples and synthesis of irradiation targets. Experience with calculations of irradiation yield and dosimetry is required, as is knowledge of use and function of radiation detectors. A reactor license for the UCI reactor is beneficial.

Specialist – Department of Electrical Engineering And Computer Science

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

Specialist positions are occasionally available throughout the year in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Irvine. These positions are under the sponsorship of faculty members in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering. The research focus is in the areas of circuits and devices, systems and computer engineering.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

Assistant Project Scientist, Electrical Engineering

Will remain open until filled

The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at UC Irvine has an opening for an assistant project scientist for an experimental research program developing funded research initiatives and setting up laboratory experiments aimed at novel biological sensors and devices at the cutting edge of single-cell genomics, proteomics and protein engineering.

Project Scientist – Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

$72,700 - $166,000 (commensurate with qualifications and years of experience)
Will remain open until filled

Project Scientist positions are occasionally available throughout the year in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Irvine. These positions are under the sponsorship of the faculty members of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Samueli School of Engineering. The research focus is in the areas of circuit and devices, systems and computer engineering.

Specialist – Femtosecond Holography Research

The Lasers, Flames and Aerosols Group (LFA) associated with Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin at the University of California, Irvine, is seeking a half-time Research Specialist for femtosecond holography experiments, theory and modeling. The successful candidate will work with colleagues at local instrumentation companies and at UCI to study the fundamentals and applications of holography using femtosecond laser sources.

Research Specialist – Electric Field Combustion Modeling Research

commensurate with experience

The Lasers, Flames and Aerosols Group (LFA) associated with Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin at UC Irvine is seeking a research specialist for advanced modeling of electric field effects on laminar diffusion flames. The successful candidate will work with colleagues at National Laboratories and at UCI to simulate experiments of hydrocarbon flames under the influence of electric fields.

Specific responsibilities will include:

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