Academic Employment

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

Postdoctoral Scholar - Engineering Optically Responsive Biomaterials

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

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites highly motivated applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Ardoña Research Group (https://faculty.sites.uci.edu/ardonaresearchgroup/). The project will involve the development (synthesis of building blocks and materials characterization) of optically responsive biomaterials for studying cardiac tissues.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Immunomodulatory nanomaterials

Commensurate with experience

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites highly motivated applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Wang lab. The overall goal of this NIH-funded project is to develop biomaterials with tunable immunological properties for cancer immunotherapy. The ideal applicant should have experience in the following areas:

Junior or Assistant Specialist - Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with qualifications

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a part time junior or assistant specialist position, in the Gorodetsky Group. The position requires knowledge of infrared and thermal characterization of materials. The responsibilities will include the development of infrared-reflecting and thermoregulatory materials. Candidates should have relevant experience and a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry or related fields.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Li Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar to join 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. Candidates should have a doctorate in chemical engineering, biology, biomedical engineering or a related field. 

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.

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.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Mohraz Group (Colloidal Biomaterials)

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience

The Colloid Science Laboratory in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the area of biomaterials derived via colloidal self-assembly. We seek candidates with expertise in colloidal assembly at fluid interfaces, polymer chemistry and immunology. The research project will be related to the application of solid-stabilized emulsions in improving the lifetime of insulin infusion sets.

Postdoctoral Scholars - Advanced Power and Energy Program

Commensurate with experience

The Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) in the UC Irvine 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.

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