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Assistant Project Scientist - Part-time - Kheradvar Lab

Position overview

Salary range: $74,960.00 annual

Application Window

Open date: April 9, 2024

Most recent review date: Friday, May 10, 2024 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 UC Irvine Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for part-time Assistant Project Scientist at 80% (32 hours a week) to join Professor Arash Kheradvar’s Research Group (https://kheradvar.eng.uci.edu/). Kheradvar Research Group (KLAB) pursues several projects related to cardiovascular science and engineering. The current projects are on research and development of heart valves, tissue engineering (3D tissue culture), biofluid mechanics, medical imaging, and image analysis (MRI and Echocardiography) and artificial intelligence/deep learning.

Requirements: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline such as mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or material science. A strong interest in a research career is desired. A minimum of 2 years R&D experience with cell culture, immunology/microbiology and RNA-seq analysis. Expertise with heart valves is preferred but not necessary. The role requires the ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are preferred.

Application Procedure: Applicants will need to upload curriculum vitae, name/addresses of at least two references and cover letter expressing area(s) of interest to our online RECRUIT system at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08938

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  1. Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline such as mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or material science.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • 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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08938

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