Professional Researcher in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Commensurate with experience

The UC Irvine Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering anticipates openings for a professional researcher at the assistant, associate and full rank levels throughout the academic year 2022-23. 

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. 

This is an ongoing recruitment. Positions and part-time positions are dependent upon extramural funding and need. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on availability of support and need. 

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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.