Academic Employment

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Da Silva Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the UC Irvine Samueli School of Engineering invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position focused on yeast metabolic engineering and genome-wide screening. The applicant should have experience with various yeast species, pathway engineering, molecular cloning, CRISPR-Cas9, HPLC and other analytical techniques, and bioreactor operation. Good organization and communication skills and the ability to work in a team setting are essential.

Postdoctoral Scholars - Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for postdoctoral scholar positions in the Gorodetsky Group. There are multiple openings for organic and polymer chemists with expertise in the synthesis and development of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, organic electronic polymers, extended acenes and related materials. The position may also provide opportunities for the development of biomimetic adaptive systems inspired by cephalopods. The start date is negotiable (tentatively March 2019 to May 2019).

Postdoctoral Scholar - Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Gorodetsky Group. The positions will present a unique opportunity to participate in a collaborative effort between the Gorodetsky Group in chemical engineering at UC Irvine and the Chen Group in physics at the University of Central Florida. The start date is negotiable (tentatively March to May 2019).

Postdoctoral Scholar - Earthman Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UC Irvine invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Earthman Group. We are seeking an applicant with expertise in dynamic finite element analysis, broadly defined. The start date is negotiable (tentatively Jan. 20, 2019 to April 1, 2019).

Postdoctoral Scholar - Hochbaum Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Hochbaum Lab in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UC Irvine is seeking applications for a postdoctoral scholar in the field of chemical regulation of bacterial biofilm behavior. Applicants should have experience in bacterial culture techniques, analytical chemistry, and experimental techniques for quantitative analysis of bacterial physiology. Candidates must have a doctorate in a relevant field of biology, chemistry or engineering. The initial appointment would be for one year, with the possibility of an extension, depending on performance.

Lecturer for Winter Quarter 2019, Materials Science and Engineering

Commensurate with experience

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine has a need for a temporary lecturer to teach the required course “Principles of Materials Science.” The selected candidate will have a doctorate in materials science and engineering or related field and have relevant and demonstrated teaching experience.

Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05042

Postdoctoral Scholar Positions – Schoenung Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

Two postdoctoral scholar positions are available in the field of synthesis and characterization of advanced structural materials in Professor Julie Schoenung’s laboratory in UC Irvine’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering. The postdoctoral scholar will conduct research on investigating structure-property relationships in advanced, novel structural materials. Experimental synthesis and processing methods will include but not be limited to the application of techniques such as ball milling, spark plasma sintering, spray atomization and additive manufacturing.

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.

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