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Project Scientist in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Position overview

Salary range: $90,500 - $206,400

Application Window

Open date: August 22, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Sep 8, 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 UCI Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the Project Scientist Series throughout the academic year 2023-2024. These positions offer a stimulating array of research and training opportunities within the various labs in the department. Requirements: Applications are being sought for candidates with strong laboratory research backgrounds and specialized training.

Candidates must have a PhD or its equivalent.

This is an on-going recruitment. Positions are dependent upon extramural funding. This position is open for Project Scientists at all ranks—Assistant, Associate, and Full rank determined based on experience.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should post their curriculum vitae and three references on UC Irvine's new recruitment website:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have PhD or its equivalent.

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