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Professional Researcher Series (Pool Ad)

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 29th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Feb 28, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace at the University of California, Irvine, anticipates openings for a Professional Researcher at the Assistant, Associate, and full rank.

Applications are sought from candidates with a PhD or equivalent, having a strong lab research background, publication record, and specialized training in mechanical and aerospace engineering or related fields.

This is an ongoing recruitment. Positions and part-time positions are dependent upon extramural funding and need. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on availability of support and need.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine's RECRUIT located at

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:
1) Curriculum Vitae
2) Research Statement (one page or less) - describe prior experience, future goals, and address how you believe you can contribute to the overall research direction.
3) 3-5 References (Contact Information Only)
4) Cover Letter

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required