Associate Specialist – Nano Photonics

Will remain open until filled

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in UCI's Henry Samueli School of Engineering is looking for an associate specialist, level I, with a salary of $53,124.

We are looking for an associate specialist to head the experimental and theoretical efforts in a multiyear, multidisciplinary project recently funded by the Keck Foundation ( The project combines vector light with designed nanostructures to control and interrogate novel aspects of plasmonics and nano optics. The project is a collaboration among four faculty members from the schools of engineering and physical sciences at UCI.

We are seeking qualified candidates with experimental and/or theoretical experience in the following fields:

  • Nano optics
  • Nanoscale microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, and atomic force microscope
  • Plasmonics

More information about this project:

Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on job performance and confirmed availability of support. Based on performance, we are looking for candidates who can commit to at least two years.

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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.