Project Scientist Position
Open July 6, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The UCI Department of Material Science and Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the Project Scientist Series throughout the academic year 2022-2023. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department.
Seeking qualified candidates with experience in the following engineering fields: Advanced and Additive Manufacturing; Advanced Materials Characterization; Biomaterials, Bioinspired and Self-Assembled Materials; Energy Materials and Sustainability; Materials for Structural Applications and Extreme Environments; Modeling, Theory and Computational Approaches to Materials Science and Engineering; Nanoscale and Functional Materials.
These positions require a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or related fields, and experience in the focus research area(s) listed above. This position is open for Project Scientists at all ranks—Assistant, Associate, and Full rank determined based on experience.
This is an ongoing recruitment and positions are dependent upon availability of extramural funding. Initial appointments are short-term and renewal is based on job performance and availability of support. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.
Application Procedure: Applicants will need to upload curriculum vitae, name/addresses of at least three references, cover letter expressing area(s) of interest, statement of research, and inclusive statement to our online RECRUIT system at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07714.
Potential candidates must possess a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or related fields. Priority consideration will be provided to those with a specialty in the following areas: Advanced and Additive Manufacturing; Advanced Materials Characterization; Biomaterials, Bioinspired and Self-Assembled Materials; Energy Materials and Sustainability; Materials for Structural Applications and Extreme Environments; Modeling, Theory and Computational Approaches to Materials Science and Engineering; Nanoscale and Functional Materials.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research (Optional)
Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
- 3-5 required (contact information only)
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.
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