Research Positions

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.

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.

Assistant Specialist Position – Nilsson 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 to work on preparation and analysis of chemical degradation products from ionizing radiation using the UCI TRIGA reactor. The applicant must have experience in handling and working with open sources of radioactive material, preparation of samples for irradiation, post irradiation analysis including metal-ion extraction and complexation, calculations of irradiation yield and dosimetry. Use and function of radiation detectors is also required.

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