Research Positions

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.

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.

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.

Assistant or Associate Specialist Position – Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with experience

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a part time Assistant or Associate Specialist position, in the Gorodetsky Group. The position requires a chemist with expertise in DNA-inspired materials. The responsibilities will include the synthesis of organic electronic molecules and/or phosphoramidites or incorporation into biomolecular scaffolds. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemistry or related field.

Assistant Specialist Position – Adams Research Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for an assistant specialist position focused on characterizing the electrical and biological properties of stem cells for cell sorting applications. The applicant should have experience with cell culture, differentiation, immunocytochemistry and other bioassays. Good organization, communication and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting are essential.

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