Academic Employment

Project Scientist Position

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UCI Department of Material Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the project scientist series throughout the academic year 2021-2022. 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

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

A postdoctoral research position is open 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.

Professional Researcher Position

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Material Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the Researcher Series throughout the academic year 2021-2022. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

Specialist Position

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Material Science and Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the Specialist Series throughout the academic year 2021-2022. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.

Postdoctoral Scholar Position

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The UC Irvine Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings of postdoctoral scholar positions (Levels I-IV). These positions require a Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholars – Computation and Theory of Grain Boundary Migration

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join a collaborative research project on computation and theory of grain boundary migration through a joint research project between David Srolovitz (chair and professor of materials science and engineering, City University of Hong Kong and adjunct professor of materials science and engineering, University of Pennsylvania) and Xiaoqing Pan (endowed chair and professor of engineering, UC Irvine), funded by the Army Research Office.

Assistant Project Scientist – 4D STEM and Vibrational EELS for Advanced Materials

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine (UCI) is currently accepting applications for a researcher at the level of assistant project scientist. he research will focus on the development and application of scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM) diffraction imaging (4D-STEM) and ultrahigh energy resolution electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS) techniques for quantum and energy materials. The primary responsibility of this position will be to work for Professor Xiaoqing Pan in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at to develop new research directions focusing on quantum and energy materials.

Postdoctoral Scholars – In-Situ TEM, STEM Diffraction Imaging and Vibrational EELS for Quantum and Energy Materials

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

UC Irvine (UCI) is currently is seeking two postdoctoral scholars who will focus on advanced in-situ scanning/transmission electron microscopy (S/TEM), STEM diffraction imaging (4D-STEM), and ultra-high energy resolution electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS) studies of quantum and energy materials. Both positions reside in Professor Xiaoqing Pan’s group in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

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.