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Postdoctoral Scholar in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Application Window

Open date: May 26th, 2021

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 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: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 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

A postdoctoral scholar position is available in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering. Candidates are sought for a strong active research program in mitochondrial cell electrophyisology and nanoelectronic and nanooptics probes. Qualifcations include cell culture and biology experimental experience, optical micrsoscopy (preferably sub-wavelenght imaging, confocal) experience. Additional qualifications desired are scanned probe microscopy and nanoelectronics. This is a highly interdisciplinary group focused and pushing the boundaries of cell metabolism and electrophysiology at the nanoscale using the most advanced technological tools and inventing new technologies. Candidates will gain experience in a thriving environment that combines Airy scan microscopy, nano-electronics, and mitochondrial biology. Successful candidates will have a strong publication record, will be expected to work within an inter-disciplinary and multi-institutional team, and will have the opportunity to interact with industry and/or policy partners. Information about the department is available at:

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience: from $54,540 to $65,292.00. Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree, at the time of hire, in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university. Qualified candidates should send their curriculum vitae along with the names and address of three references.

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.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Irvine, CA