Academic Employment

Postdoctoral Scholars - Advanced Power and Energy Program

Commensurate with experience

The Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) in the UC Irvine Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings of postdoctoral scholar positions from the basic science of energy (e.g., electrochemistry, combustion kinetics) to applied energy research (e.g., fuel cells, gas turbines, smart grids).

These positions require a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, and/or aerospace engineering.

Assistant or Associate Professor Faculty positions in Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center (SCRC) [http://stemcell.uci.edu] in the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences (CoHS) and the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) [ http://engineering.uci.edu/dept/cbe ] in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering (Samueli School) at the University of California Irvine invite applications from outstanding candidates for three tenure-track/tenured faculty positions focused broadly on Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells.

Assistant or Associate Specialist Position – Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with experience

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a part time Assistant or Associate Specialist position, in the Gorodetsky Group. The position requires a chemist with expertise in DNA-inspired materials. The responsibilities will include the synthesis of organic electronic molecules and/or phosphoramidites or incorporation into biomolecular scaffolds. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or related field.

Assistant Specialist Position – Adams Research 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 focused on characterizing the electrical and biological properties of stem cells for cell sorting applications. The applicant should have experience with cell culture, differentiation, immunocytochemistry and other bioassays. Good organization, communication and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting are essential.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Li Group

Commensurate with experience

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar to join Dr. Han Li's laboratory of Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology. The ideal applicant will have experience in genetically engineering bacteria and yeast, protein purification, enzymatic assays, and analysis of microbial fermentation products. Good organization, communication, and ability to work in a team setting are essential qualities. Candidates should have a Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position

Commensurate with experience

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar to join an interdisciplinary team of investigators that will be investigating controlled-release of drugs from a nanostructured device. The ideal applicant will have experience in hydrogel synthesis, drug formulation, materials characterization, and microfabrication. Good organization, communication, and ability to work in a team setting are essential qualities. Candidates should have a Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Wang Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position to develop biomaterials with tunable immunological properties for cancer vaccines. The ideal applicant should have experience in protein expression, functionalization and characterization; in vitro and in vivo immunological methods; and in vivo tumor models. Good organization, communication and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting are essential. Candidates should have a Ph.D.

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.

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).

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