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Postdoctoral Scholars - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Position overview

Salary range: $64,480 - $77,327 based on experience level. Please see

Application Window

Open date: October 16, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Nov 15, 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 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Irvine has an occasional need for postdoctoral scholar positions (Levels I-IV) in the following research areas of the department, including but not limited to: Structures, geotechnics and materials, transportation systems engineering, hydrology and water resources systems, and environmental processes and energy systems. These positions require a Ph.D. in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or a related field from an accredited university. More information about the department can be found here:

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

Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating area(s) of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering and/or Environmental Engineering or a closely related field.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Include area(s) of interest.

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form

Reference requirements
  • 3 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 anti-discrimination 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