Assistant Project Scientist – Part-time – Kheradvar Lab

Salary is $74,960.00 annually
Will remain open until filled


The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for part-time Assistant Project Scientist at 80% (32 hours a week) to join Professor Arash Kheradvar’s Research Group ( Kheradvar Research Group (KLAB) pursues several projects related to cardiovascular science and engineering. The current projects are on research and development of heart valves, tissue engineering (3D tissue culture), biofluid mechanics, medical imaging, and image analysis (MRI and Echocardiography) and artificial intelligence/deep learning.

Requirements:  A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline such as mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or material science. A strong interest in a research career is desired. A minimum of 2 years R&D experience with cell culture, immunology/microbiology and RNA-seq analysis. Expertise with heart valves is preferred but not necessary. The role requires the ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are preferred.

Application Procedure: Applicants will need to upload curriculum vitae, name/addresses of at least two references and cover letter expressing area(s) of interest to our online RECRUIT system at

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.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.