Academic Employment

Postdoctoral Research Position: Synthesis, Characterization and Evaluation of Electrodes for Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine invites applications for a postdoctoral research position to conduct research on proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells and electrolyzers. The candidate will develop nanomaterial-based catalysts and perform both material and electrochemical characterization. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to write high impact journal papers, conduct data analysis and work with academic and industrial collaborators to further develop additive manufacturing processes for this technology.

Lecturer

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Materials Science and Engineering has occasional need for temporary lecturers to teach undergraduate courses. Applicants must hold a doctorate in materials science and engineering or related field at the time of application.

Please provide a CV, cover letter, teaching statement, inclusive excellence activities statement and contact information for at least three references. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Postdoctoral Position in DNA Nanotechnology

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Copp lab at UC Irvine is immediately seeking a postdoctoral researcher to join the lab’s effort to expand the self-assembly rules and functionality of DNA nanotechnology by harnessing metal-mediated base pairing. Our multidisciplinary research team studies how sequence-encoded biomolecules and synthetic polymers can serve as programmable building blocks for novel photonic and electronic nanomaterials. This research is at the intersection of soft matter physics, chemistry and nanoscience.

Postdoctoral Research Position in Composite Materials

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine invites applicants for a postdoctoral research position in the area of composite materials. We are a research group investigating ultrastructure-mechanical property relationships in biological materials with the ultimate goal of producing strong and tough composites. The research is at the intersection of materials science, chemistry, biology and mechanics. This position requires a doctorate in materials science or closely related field.

Researcher Position

Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the researcher series throughout the academic year 2020-21. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Analysis of Biological and Biomimetic Materials

Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine is seeking applicants for a postdoctoral research position in the area of biomimetics and biological composite materials. We are a research group investigating ultrastructure-mechanical property relationships in biological materials with the ultimate goal of producing strong and tough composites. The research is at the intersection of materials science, chemistry, biology and mechanics.

Specialist Position

The UC Irvine Department of Material Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the specialist series throughout the academic year 2020-21. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

Specialist - High-throughput Spectroscopy of Novel Fluorophores

Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine is seeking applicants for a research specialist position in the area of novel DNA-based near-infrared optical materials. Our research group investigates photonic nanomaterials scaffolded by biological and synthetic polymers, including methods to predictively design these materials and study their resulting photophysical properties. This research is at the intersection of soft materials physics, chemistry and nanoscience.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - MRSEC

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

The laboratories of Zhibin Guan (https://www.chem.uci.edu/~zguan/) and Allon Hochbaum (http://hochbaumlab.eng.uci.edu) are seeking highly qualified applicants for two postdoctoral scholar positions in bioinspired small molecule and peptide self-assembly as part of the new NSF-funded UCI Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC, https://sites.uci.edu/mrsec/).