Academic Employment

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Li Group

Commensurate with experience

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar to join Dr. 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 Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position

Commensurate with experience

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar to join an interdisciplinary team of investigators that will be investigating controlled-release of drugs from a nanostructured device. The ideal applicant will have experience in hydrogel synthesis, drug formulation, materials characterization, and microfabrication. Good organization, communication, and ability to work in a team setting are essential qualities. Candidates should have a Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Wang 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 develop biomaterials with tunable immunological properties for cancer vaccines. The ideal applicant should have experience in protein expression, surface functionalization and characterization, and in vitro and in vivo immunological methods. Good organization, communication and 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.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Da Silva Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the UC Irvine Samueli School of Engineering invites applicants for a postdoctoral scholar position focused on yeast metabolic engineering and genome-wide screening. The applicant should have experience with various yeast species, pathway engineering, molecular cloning, CRISPR-Cas9, HPLC and other analytical techniques, and bioreactor operation. Good organization and communication skills and the ability to work in a team setting are essential.

Postdoctoral Scholars - Gorodetsky Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UC Irvine invites applicants for postdoctoral scholar positions in the Gorodetsky Group. There are multiple openings for organic and polymer chemists with expertise in the synthesis and development of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, organic electronic polymers, extended acenes and related materials. The position may also provide opportunities for the development of biomimetic adaptive systems inspired by cephalopods. The start date is negotiable (tentatively March 2019 to May 2019).

Postdoctoral Scholar - Gorodetsky 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 position in the Gorodetsky Group. The positions will present a unique opportunity to participate in a collaborative effort between the Gorodetsky Group in chemical engineering at UC Irvine and the Chen Group in physics at the University of Central Florida. The start date is negotiable (tentatively March to May 2019).

Postdoctoral Scholar - Earthman Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UC Irvine invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in the Earthman Group. We are seeking an applicant with expertise in dynamic finite element analysis, broadly defined. The start date is negotiable (tentatively Jan. 20, 2019 to April 1, 2019).

Postdoctoral Scholar - Hochbaum Group

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Hochbaum Lab in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at UC Irvine is seeking applications for a postdoctoral scholar in the field of chemical regulation of bacterial biofilm behavior. Applicants should have experience in bacterial culture techniques, analytical chemistry, and experimental techniques for quantitative analysis of bacterial physiology. Candidates must have a doctorate in a relevant field of biology, chemistry or engineering. The initial appointment would be for one year, with the possibility of an extension, depending on performance.

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