Academic Employment

Faculty Position in Materials Science and Transmission Electron Microscopy

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science in the Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine seeks candidates for a tenured or tenure track faculty position in the fields of materials science and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Appointments at all levels from assistant professor up to tenured full professor are possible for the present position.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position – Earthman Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Earthman Group. We are seeking an applicant with expertise in fatigue of materials under simulated in vivo conditions. The start date is negotiable (tentatively April 1, 2018 to March 30, 2019).

Associate Adjunct Professor

Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the UC Irvine invites applications for an associate adjunct professor in the non-senate adjunct professor series.

The position is in the area of radiation detectors for nuclear applications and nuclear forensics. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the teaching and research programs of the department and in addition contribute to the development of a master program in nuclear science and technology.

Postdoctoral Scholar Positions – Yee Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Irvine invites applicants for postdoctoral scholar positions in the Yee Group. There are multiple openings for applicants with expertise in nanofabrication of surfaces and devices with polymers, design and fabrication of drug-releasing ocular devices, and polymer materials science. The start date is negotiable (tentatively September 2017 to April 2018).  

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. 

Postdoctoral Research Position

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at UC Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar to join an interdisciplinary team of investigators that will be looking at controlled-release of drugs from contact lenses. The ideal applicant will have experience in hydrogel synthesis, drug formulation and materials characterization. Good organization, communication and ability to work in a team setting are essential. Candidates should have a doctorate in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences or a related field.

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. 

Postdoctoral Scholar 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 invites applicants for postdoctoral scholar positions in the Gorodetsky Group. There are multiple openings for applicants with expertise in biochemistry, protein engineering, molecular biology and/or mammalian cell growth. The start date is negotiable (tentatively April to August 2017). 

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.

Postdoctoral Scholar – Da Silva 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 postdoctoral scholar to engineer eukaryotes for high-level protein expression, enhanced stability and increased productivity. The applicant should have experience in yeast and mammalian cell culture, molecular cloning, CRISPR-Cas9, protein expression and purification, rt-PCR and HPLC. Good organization, communication and ability to work in a team setting are essential. 

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