Junior Specialist - Da Silva Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a junior specialist position focused on yeast protein expression and metabolic engineering. The applicant should have experience working with yeast (in particular, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Kluyveromyces marxianus), strain and vector construction, CRISPR-Cas9, HPLC and other analytical techniques. Good organization and communication skills and ability to work in a team setting are essential.

Candidates should have a bachelor's of science degree in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering or a related field.

The initial appointment will be for a three-month period, with the possibility of an extension depending on performance and availability of funding. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for at least three references to:


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.