Academic Employment

Postdoctoral Scholars - Advanced Power and Energy Program

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings for 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.

Project Scientist Position - Gorodetsky Lab

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a project scientist in the Gorodetsky Group. The position requires a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, materials science, molecular and cellular biology, polymer chemistry 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 required for the position. The start date is negotiable.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Protein Design and Synthetic Biology

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position to join Han Li's laboratory of Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology. Candidates with the following expertise are welcome to apply: genetically engineering of microbes, protein purification, enzymatic assays, computational protein design, structure- and bioinformatics-guided protein engineering, and directed evolution. Good organization, communication and ability to work in a team setting are essential qualities. Candidates should have a Ph.D.

Specialist Position - Venugopalan/Botvinick Labs

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The laboratories of Profs. Vasan Venugopalan and Elliot Botvinick at UC Irvine anticipate openings in the specialist series to work with their groups. The selected candidates will also have access to resources at the Beckman Laser Institute, which is active in the development of a broad variety of optical technologies for biomedical application. The positions provide a unique opportunity to gain experience in a multidisciplinary biomedical optics research environment. Salary will be based on the candidates’ specific skill set, track record of accomplishment, and previous experience.

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.