Postdoctoral Scholar in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / BME

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Otolaryngology seek a full-time postdoctoral scholar with experience in building micro-medical devices that will be placed in the ear. Such devices will be used for hearing research in animals.

The salary would be $54,540.00 - $61,308.00 per year based on qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate should have a background in biomedical engineering and will be overseeing the design and implementation of the device in an animal model and eventually humans.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Device fabrication
  • Encapsulation of device for implantation
  • CAM/CAD/Solidworks experience
  • Experience with electrical stimulation devices is preferred
  • Preparation of presentations, reports and journal/conference publications
  • Assistance with grant applications as needed

Qualifications: A Ph.D. from an accredited university.

The initial appointment will be for a one-year period, with the possibility of an extension depending on performance and availability of funding. Note: Total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions.

Application Procedure: Applicants will need to upload curriculum vitae, contact information of at least three references and statement of research to our online RECRUIT system at:

UC Irvine is part of the premier public university system in the world. UCI is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is ranked as a top-10 public university by U.S. News and World Report, and was identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI is located in Orange County, four miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public-school systems in the nation.

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.