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.  

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate significant original and creative contributions to the research program and to participate in outside professional activities. Additional responsibilities will include assistance with proposal development and advising graduate students. Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in environmental science, environmental engineering or a related field. Additional qualifications include at least three years related experience.

Initial appointment will be for a 12-month period, at 75 percent, renewable subject to performance and availability of adequate funding.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, description of research, publications and contact information for three references. Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at:

Information about the department can be found at:

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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.