Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Protein Design and Synthetic Biology

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position to join Han Li's laboratory of Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology. Candidates with the following expertise are welcome to apply: genetically engineering of microbes, protein purification, enzymatic assays, computational protein design, structure- and bioinformatics-guided protein engineering, and directed evolution. Good organization, communication and ability to work in a team setting are essential qualities. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, biology, chemistry, biomedical engineering or a related field.

The initial appointment will be for a one-year period, with the possibility of an extension depending on performance and availability of funding.

Review of applications will begin on 7/12/2022 and continue until the positions are filled.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three references 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.