Research Positions

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.

Project Scientist - Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

$79,100 – 91,600

The UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering & 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 apply this knowledge towards the development of scientific experiments to test hypotheses in an effort to solve complex research problems. Salary is $79,100 – $91,600 per year based on qualifications and 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.

Professional Researcher Series (Pool Ad)

$101,300-$222,200

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UC Irvine anticipates openings for a professional researcher at the assistant, associate and full rank.

Applications are sought from candidates with a doctorate or equivalent, having a strong lab research background, publication record and specialized training in mechanical and aerospace engineering or related fields.

Part-time Research Assistant - Department of Electrical Engineering

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

The UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science seeks a part-time assistant researcher with experience in machine learning, STT-RAM memory circuit design and application of these types of memories for neural computing.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

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.

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