Research Positions

Researcher Position

Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the researcher series throughout the academic year 2020-21. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

Specialist Position

The UC Irvine Department of Material Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the specialist series throughout the academic year 2020-21. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

Specialist - High-throughput Spectroscopy of Novel Fluorophores

Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine is seeking applicants for a research specialist position in the area of novel DNA-based near-infrared optical materials. Our research group investigates photonic nanomaterials scaffolded by biological and synthetic polymers, including methods to predictively design these materials and study their resulting photophysical properties. This research is at the intersection of soft materials physics, chemistry and nanoscience.

Jr. Specialist - Molecular Biology, Synthetic Biology and Antibody Engineering

Commensurate with 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 junior specialist position in the laboratory of Associate Professor Chang C. Liu (www.liulab.com). The successful applicant will work with a postdoctoral fellow and Liu to carry out a project aimed at streamlining antibody evolution and engineering.

Project Scientist - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

$63,100 – $90,300 per year, based on qualifications and experience

The UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has an opening for a project scientist to manage the scientific progress of research projects. The project scientist is expected to utilize a detailed knowledge of scientific theory and applications and to apply this knowledge toward the development of scientific experiments to test hypotheses in an effort to solve complex research problems. This position is for 50% only employment.

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.

Specialist Series – Biomedical Engineering

Salary is 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 anticipating openings in the specialist series throughout the academic year 2020-21. 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:

Specialists in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

$44,500-$163,800

The UC Irvine 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.

Junior or Assistant Specialist - Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with qualifications

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a part time junior or assistant specialist position, in the Gorodetsky Group. The position requires knowledge of infrared and thermal characterization of materials. The responsibilities will include the development of infrared-reflecting and thermoregulatory materials. Candidates should have relevant experience and a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry or related fields.

Pages