Academic Employment

Postdoctoral Scholars - Advanced Power and Energy Program at Samueli School of Engineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings of postdoctoral scholar positions from the basic science of energy (e.g., electrochemistry, combustion kinetics) to applied energy research (e.g., fuel cells, gas turbines, smart grids).

These positions require a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering and/or aerospace engineering.

Postdoctoral Scholar Positions in Polymer Synthesis – Laboratory for Cephalopod-Inspired Materials

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for one postdoctoral scholar position in the Gorodetsky Group. There is one opening for applicants with expertise in polymer synthesis, broadly defined. The position requires a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field. Expertise with the synthesis of polyquinolines or quinolines, specifically via Povarov methods, is preferred. The start date is negotiable.

Postdoctoral Scholar Positions in Bioinspired Photonics – Laboratory for Cephalopod-Inspired Materials

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for up to three postdoctoral scholar positions in the Gorodetsky Group. The position requires a Ph.D. in materials science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or related fields. There are multiple openings for applicants with expertise in adaptive infrared and thermoregulatory materials, broadly defined. Expertise with nanostructure fabrication, specifically via glancing angle deposition or oblique angle deposition, is preferred. The start date is negotiable.

Postdoctoral Scholar Positions in Biomolecular Electronics - Laboratory for Cephalopod-Inspired Materials

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for up to three postdoctoral scholar positions in the Gorodetsky Group. The position requires a Ph.D. in biological engineering, chemical engineering, molecular and cellular biology, or related fields. There are multiple openings for applicants with expertise in cell biology, cellular engineering and bioelectronics, broadly defined. Expertise with mammalian cell culture, specifically within the context of bioelectronic devices, is preferred. The start date is negotiable.

Specialist Position - Stem Cell Biology & Tissue Engineering – Quinton Smith Group

Commensurate with experience

The Smith Lab is seeking to hire a highly motivated research specialist interested in the intersection of stem cell biology and tissue engineering (qsmithlab.com). Projects are focused on building in vitro systems to study gastrulation, tissue morphogenesis and vascularization of stem cell-derived organoid tissues. Implications of this work include elucidating the mechanisms of early embryonic developmental events toward hepatic and vascular tissues, to appraising the therapeutic efficacy of engineered cellular constructs.

Postdoctoral Scholar – Tissue Engineering & Stem Cell Biology – Quinton Smith Group

Commensurate with experience: $53,760 - $58,608
Will remain open until filled

The Quinton Smith Lab (qsmithlab.com) is seeking to hire a highly motivated postdoctoral scholar interested in the intersection of stem cell biology and tissue engineering. Projects are focused on building in vitro systems to study gastrulation, tissue morphogenesis and vascularization of stem cell-derived organoid tissues. Implications of this work include elucidating the mechanisms of early embryonic developmental events towards hepatic and vascular tissues to appraising the therapeutic efficacy of engineered cellular constructs.

Junior Specialist – Tissue Engineering & Stem Cell Biology – Quinton Smith Group

Commensurate with experience. Starting at $45,000
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is currently accepting applications for a junior specialist/manager for the laboratory of Quinton Smith (qsmithlab.com). The applicant will work at the interface of stem cell biology and tissue engineering, carrying out essential research and administrative duties.

Postdoctoral Scholar Positions (Wang Lab)

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites highly motivated applicants for interdisciplinary postdoctoral scholar positions in the Wang Laboratory. These projects have the overarching goal of developing biomaterial-based strategies that enable tunable immunological properties. These scholars will be leading projects that are collaborations between the School of Engineering and the School of Medicine, with investigators who are members of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Institute for Immunology.

Postdoctoral Research Position - Protein and Metabolic Engineering

Commensurate with qualifications and years of experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar to join Assistant Professor Han Li's laboratory of metabolic engineering and synthetic biology. The ideal applicant will have experience in genetically engineering bacteria and yeast, protein purification, enzymatic assays and analysis of microbial fermentation products. Good organization, communication and ability to work in a team setting are essential qualities.

Lecturer, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering has a need for a lecturer to teach Chemical Engineering Design over two quarters (winter and spring). During each quarter, the lecturer will be responsible for delivering eight hours of instruction per week over 10 weeks, comprised of a combination of lecture material and oversight of the design simulation laboratory. The selected candidate will have a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and have industrial design experience and/o

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