Specialist Position 2023-2024

$51,300-$181,800, Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

The UCI Department of Material Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the specialist series throughout the academic year 2023-2024. 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 engineering fields: advanced and additive manufacturing; advanced materials characterization; biomaterials, bioinspired and self-assembled materials; energy materials and sustainability; materials for structural applications and extreme environments; modeling, theory and computational approaches to materials science and engineering; nanoscale and functional materials.

These positions require a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in materials science and engineering or related fields, and experience in the focus research area(s) listed above. This position is open for specialists at all ranks — junior, assistant, associate and full rank determined based on experience.

This is an ongoing recruitment and positions are dependent upon availability of extramural funding. Initial appointments are short-term and renewal is based on job performance and availability of support.

Application Procedure: Applicants will need to upload curriculum vitae, name/addresses of at least three references, cover letter expressing area(s) of interest and inclusive statement to our online RECRUIT system at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08506.

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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Additionally, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Substance Abuse (APM-190)(Drug Free Environment) and University of California Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment policy. Depending on the job duties of your position, you may also be required to comply with the University of California’s Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect policy.

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