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Postdoctoral Scholar - Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Application Window

Open date: July 6th, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Sep 7, 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: Monday, Jul 5, 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.

Position description

The UC Irvine Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is looking for multiple postdoctoral scholars. These positions are part of the ProperData Center, whose goal is to “protect personal data flow on the Internet”. More information can be found here: The research is in the general area of personal data privacy and transparency, and we are looking for postdoctoral scholar researchers with a range of expertise, including but not limited to the following areas: privacy, security, networking, Internet-of-Things, mobile devices, machine learning, as well as the interface between policy and technology for data privacy. Successful candidates will have a strong publication record in one or more of the above areas and will be expected to work within an inter-disciplinary and multi-institutional team. Candidates will have the opportunity to interact with industry and/or policy partners. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

A Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or a closely related field, from an accredited university is required at the time of hire.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience: from $53,460 to $64,008. A Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or a closely related field, from an accredited university is required at the time of hire. Qualified candidates should send their curriculum vitae along with the names and address of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL to submit the materials requested. Screening will begin upon receipt of a completed application.

Application Procedure: Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at (

UC Irvine is part of the premier public university system in the world. UCI is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), is ranked as a top-10 public university by U.S. News and World Report, and was identified by the New York Times as No. 1 among U.S. universities that do the most for low-income students. UCI is located in Orange County, four miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public-school systems in the nation.

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.

Information about the department is available at:

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Job location

Irvine, CA