Research Positions

Professional Researcher Position

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Material Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the Researcher Series throughout the academic year 2021-2022. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

Specialist Position

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Material Science and Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the Specialist Series throughout the academic year 2021-2022. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

Assistant Project Scientist – Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

$81,500.00 – $94,400.00

The UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Department of Otolaryngology seek a full-time Assistant Project Scientist 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 $81,500 - $94,400 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.

Specialist Series – Biomedical Engineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the Specialist Series throughout the academic year 2021-22. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

Seeking qualified candidates with experience in the following biomedical engineering fields:

Specialist Series –Neuroengineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in neuroengineering under the direction of Professor Gregory J. Brewer. 

The department is seeking applicants who are interested in the following areas:

(1) Decoding information processing from live rat neuronal networks in culture

Junior Specialist – Tissue Engineering & Stem Cell Biology – Quinton Smith Group

Commensurate with experience. Starting at $45,000
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is currently accepting applications for a junior specialist/manager for the laboratory of Quinton Smith (qsmithlab.com). The applicant will work at the interface of stem cell biology and tissue engineering, carrying out essential research and administrative duties.

Assistant Director for ProperData Center (Specialist)

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine is currently accepting applications for the position of assistant director to assist the management and operations of the Center for “Protecting Personal Data Flow on the Internet” (ProperData). ProperData is a new center-scale research project funded by the National Science Foundation, with the goal of advancing personal data privacy and transparency via innovative technical and policy solutions. The center brings together a group of researchers from four U.S.

Assistant Project Scientist – 4D STEM and Vibrational EELS for Advanced Materials

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine (UCI) is currently accepting applications for a researcher at the level of assistant project scientist. he research will focus on the development and application of scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) diffraction imaging (4D-STEM) and ultrahigh energy resolution electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS) techniques for quantum and energy materials. The primary responsibility of this position will be to work for Professor Xiaoqing Pan in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at to develop new research directions focusing on quantum and energy materials.

Specialist - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

$42,300 - $75,900 (commensurate with qualifications and years of experience)

Specialist positions are occasionally available throughout the year in the UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. These positions are under the sponsorship of faculty members in the Samueli School of Engineering. The research focus is in the areas of circuits and devices, power systems, and computer engineering.

Project Scientist

$81,500-$186,100 (Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications)

The UC Irvine Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is anticipating openings in the project scientist series.

Applications are being sought for candidates with strong laboratory research backgrounds and specialized training. Candidates must have a doctoral degree or its equivalent.

This is an on-going recruitment. Positions are dependent upon extramural funding. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

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