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Project Scientist Position - Li Lab

Application Window

Open date: February 17th, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Mar 18, 2022 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: Tuesday, May 31, 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

The Li lab in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UCI is looking to fill one Project Scientist position with an individual who is interested in developing novel chemical biology tools to open new frontiers in biomanufacturing. This person will also contribute to the maintenance of laboratory equipment, training/supervising of lab personnel, and assisting in proposal and manuscript writing. This position is open for project scientists at all ranks — assistant, associate and full rank determined based on experience, with the salary commensurate with experience
Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in chemical engineering/chemistry/biology/microbiology/biochemistry or other related fields.
• Research experience in protein engineering, synthetic biology, biotransformation, and analytical chemistry.
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and be able to work with a wide variety of lab members in a team environment.
• Willingness to occasionally vary work schedules to accommodate urgent research needs.
• Keen to learn new techniques.

Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF07375

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in chemical engineering/chemistry/biology/microbiology/biochemistry or other related fields.
Research experience in protein engineering, synthetic biology, biotransformation, and analytical chemistry.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07375

Campus Information

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