Research Positions

Junior Specialist or Assistant Specialist in Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroscience

$39,500 - $49,700
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 or assistant specialist to perform experiments to reset epigenetic controls and boost energy production as investigational approaches for improving memory in an Alzheimer mouse model. The position will be supervised by  Professor Gregory Brewer (http://brewer.eng.uci.edu). The initial appointment will be full time for 12 months, with a three month probationary period. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent upo

Associate Specialist with Professor Soroosh Sorooshian in the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing

$56,400 – $64,700, commensurate with qualifications and experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS), invites applications for an associate specialist position beginning 3/1/2020.

Junior or Assistant Specialist - Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with qualifications, years of experience, appointment type and level of effort

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a part time Junior or Assistant Specialist position, in the Gorodetsky Group. The position requires knowledge of protein engineering and bacterial protein expression. The responsibilities will include high-throughput expression, characterization and processing of cephalopod proteins. Candidates should have relevant experience and a B.S. in chemical engineering, the biological sciences, biochemistry or related fields.

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.

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