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Postdoctoral Scholars - Advanced Power and Energy Program at The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Position overview

Salary range: $60,000 - $71,952

Application Window

Open date: July 3, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Oct 5, 2023 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, Jun 30, 2024 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 Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP) in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is
anticipating openings of postdoctoral scholar positions from the basic science of energy (e.g.,
electrochemistry, combustion kinetics) to applied energy research (e.g., fuel cells, gas turbines,
smart grids).

These positions require a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and/or Aerospace Engineering.

This is an ongoing recruitment and positions are dependent upon availability of extramural funding.
Initial appointments are for two years and renewal is based on job performance and availability of
support. Note: Total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years,
including postdoctoral service at other institutions.

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 and cover letter expressing area(s) of interest to our online RECRUIT system at:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering or a related field from an accredited University.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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About UC Irvine

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.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA