Postdoctoral Scholar Positions

Postdoctoral Research Position - Protein and Metabolic Engineering

Commensurate with qualifications and years of experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar to join Assistant Professor 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.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Analysis of Biological and Biomimetic Materials

Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research position in the area of biomimetics and biological composite materials. We are a research group investigating ultrastructure-mechanical property relationships in biological materials with the ultimate goal of producing strong and tough composites. The research is at the intersection of materials science, chemistry, biology and mechanics.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - MRSEC

Will remain open until filled

The laboratories of Zhibin Guan (https://www.chem.uci.edu/~zguan/) and Allon Hochbaum (http://hochbaumlab.eng.uci.edu) are seeking highly qualified applicants for two postdoctoral scholar positions in bioinspired small molecule and peptide self-assembly as part of the new NSF-funded UCI Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC, https://sites.uci.edu/mrsec/).

Postdoctoral Scholar – Computational Simulations for Targeted Drug Delivery Using Nanoparticles

Commensurate with qualifications and years of experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join Associate Professor Jered Haun’s lab for a project focused on developing nanoparticles to specifically target diseases. This position will be focused on developing computational simulations of nanoparticle binding. This will involve coding of physical phenomena (mass transport, molecular binding) in C++ or other suitable software language.

Postdoctoral Scholar – Protein Engineering for Targeted Drug Delivery Using Nanoparticles

Commensurate with qualifications and years of experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join Associate Professor Jered Haun’s lab for a project focused on developing nanoparticles to specifically target diseases. This position will be focused on synthesis and engineering of recombinant proteins to mediate nanoparticle adhesion. The project also entails synthesis of inorganic nanoparticles, bioconjugation, flow chamber experiments to assess binding, and computational simulations to analyze the results.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Synthetic Biology and Protein Engineering

Commensurate with qualifications and years of experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for three postdoctoral scholars to join Associate Professor Chang C. Liu’s Laboratory to carry out fully funded projects aimed at developing and applying specialized genetic systems for rapid mutation, continuous protein and enzyme evolution. Go to http://liulab.com/projects/ or contact Liu (ccl@uci.edu) for more information on project areas.

Postdoctoral Scholar – Vascular Tissue Biomechanics

Commensurate with qualifications and years of experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for two postdoctoral scholars to join Professor Naomi Chesler’s lab to study the biomechanics and mechanobiology of pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular failure. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience and expertise relevant to mechanobiology, vascular mechanics, hemodynamics and/or ventricular function.

Postdoctoral Scholar, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (AICPS)

$53,460 to $64,008, commensurate with qualifications and years of experience

The UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has a postdoctoral scholar position available in the Autonomous and Intelligent Embedded & Cyber-Physical Systems (AICPS) Lab. More information can be found here: https://aicps.eng.uci.edu.

Postdoctoral Scholar in Wearable Robotic Architectures

$53,460 to $64,008 (commensurate with qualifications and years of experience)

The UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar working at the intersection of neuromechanics and robotics in the lab of Terry Sanger. The mission of the Sanger Lab is to use engineering principles to understand childhood movement and to discover new treatments and enabling devices that will improve motor function in children with developmental disorders of movement.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Engineering Optically Responsive Biomaterials

Commensurate with qualifications and years of experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites highly motivated applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Ardoña Research Group (https://faculty.sites.uci.edu/ardonaresearchgroup/). The project will involve the development (synthesis of building blocks and materials characterization) of optically responsive biomaterials for studying cardiac tissues.

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