Research Positions

Junior Specialist - Lavernia Group

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

The UC Irvine Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for one junior specialist to join the group of Distinguished Professor Enrique J. Lavernia. The successful candidate will work with Lavernia and his group to understand the applied external field on additive manufacturing processes, analyze data and prepare manuscripts for submission to scholarly journals, and assist in the write up of the progress report on research results.

Required Qualifications

Assistant/Associate Specialist – Gorodetsky Lab

Commensurate with qualifications and years of experience

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a part-time assistant or associate specialist position in the Gorodetsky Group. The position requires knowledge of protein engineering and bacterial protein expression. The responsibilities will include the high throughput expression of the protein reflection. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology or a related field.

Specialists in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

commensurate with experience

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering anticipates openings for all levels of the Specialist series. Applications are being sought from graduates with backgrounds in mechanical or aerospace engineering.

Applicants must have a proven track record of research. Positions are dependent on extramural funding and research contracts of individual principal Investigators. The positions may be full- or part-time and may be without salary. Dependent upon extramural funding, salary is commensurate with experience.

Specialist Series – Biomolecular and Genetic Engineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications in the specialist series in the laboratory of Chang C. Liu (www.liulab.com). The successful applicant will work with a postdoctoral fellow and Assistant Professor Liu to carry out experiments aimed at achieving genetic systems for rapid evolution and mutational barcoding. 

Specialist Series – Biomedical Engineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the specialist series throughout the academic year 2019-20. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

The department is seeking qualified candidates with experience in the following biomedical engineering fields:

Specialists - Advanced Power and Energy Program

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Advanced Power and Energy Program at the UC Irvine Samueli School of Engineering anticipates openings for all levels of the specialist series. Applications are being sought from graduates with backgrounds in mechanical or aerospace engineering. Applicants must have a proven track record of research. Positions are dependent on extramural funding and research contracts of individual principal investigators. The positions may be full-time or part-time and may be without salary. Dependent upon extramural funding, salary is commensurate with experience.

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.

Junior Specialist - Biomolecular and Genetic Engineering

Commensurate with experience

The UCI Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for a junior research specialist position in the laboratory of Chang C. Liu (liulab.com). The successful applicant will work with a postdoctoral fellow and Liu to carry out experiments aimed at achieving genetic systems for rapid evolution and mutational barcoding. 

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