Research Positions

Junior Specialist - Da Silva Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a junior specialist position focused on yeast protein expression and metabolic engineering. The applicant should have experience working with yeast (in particular, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Kluyveromyces marxianus), strain and vector construction, CRISPR-Cas9, HPLC and other analytical techniques. Good organization and communication skills and ability to work in a team setting are essential.

Jr. Specialist - ELCACT

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a junior specialist position for a laboratory located in the Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering. This position is funded by multiple extramural grants, which address topics related to tissue engineering, including cardiovascular and immunology.

Specialist Series - Metabolic Changes in Alzheimer’s Neurons

Commensurate with 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 specialist position to investigate the age-related metabolic basis of Alzheimer’s disease. The specialist will perform experiments to alter the course of age-related metabolic changes in neurons in culture and in vivo from Alzheimer-like transgenic mice under the direction of Gregory J. Brewer (http://brewer.eng.uci.edu).

Assistant Specialist Position – Nilsson Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for an assistant specialist position to work on preparation and analysis of chemical degradation products from ionizing radiation using the UCI TRIGA reactor. The applicant must have experience in handling and working with open sources of radioactive material, preparation of samples for irradiation, post irradiation analysis including metal-ion extraction and complexation, calculations of irradiation yield and dosimetry. Use and function of radiation detectors is also required.

Specialist Series – Biomedical Engineering

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the specialist series throughout the academic year 2018-19. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

The department is seeking qualified candidates with experience in the following biomedical engineering fields:

Specialists in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering anticipates openings for all levels of the Specialist series. Applications are being sought from graduates with backgrounds in mechanical or aerospace engineering.

Applicants must have a proven track record in research. Positions are dependent on extramural funding and research contracts of individual Principal Investigators. The positions may be full- or part-time and may be without salary. Salaries are commensurate with experience.