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Project Scientist, All Ranks

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $74,100-$195,000. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table:

Application Window

Open date: July 3, 2024

Next review date: Saturday, Aug 3, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Jun 30, 2025 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

Project Scientist series positions are occasionally available throughout the year at the Beckman Laser Institute at the University of California, Irvine.

Applications sought from candidates with strong laboratory research backgrounds and specialized training. This is an ongoing recruitment and positions are dependent upon extramural funding. Rank determination based on qualifications and experience.

Basic Qualifications: PhD or PhD/MD or its foreign equivalent.

Preferred qualifications: Familiarity with novel optical microscope and laser medical technologies, physics, and optics to integrate various new optical technologies into current systems. Knowledge of lasers, photonics, applied optics, thermal imaging techniques, and laser alignment through various optical configurations, including microscope.

Applicants must complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically here:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD, MD or PhD/MD or its foreign equivalent.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (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
  • 3-5 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 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