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Postdoctoral Scholar Position 2024-2025

Position overview

Salary range: Salaries for this position range between $64,480--77,327. See Table [] for the salary range for this position.

Application Window

Open date: July 2, 2024

Next review date: Thursday, Aug 1, 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

The UCI Department of Materials Science and Engineering in the Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings of postdoctoral scholar positions (Levels 0-IV). These positions require a Ph.D. in Materials Science or closely related field and subject-matter expertise in one or more of the following areas:
Advanced and Additive Manufacturing; Advanced Materials Characterization; Biomaterials, Bioinspired and Self-Assembled Materials; Energy Materials and Sustainability; Materials for Structural Applications and Extreme Environments; Modeling, Theory and Computational Approaches to Materials Science and Engineering; Nanoscale and Functional Materials.

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: the 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 be required to upload a curriculum vitae, name/addresses of at least three references, and cover letter expressing area(s) of interest to our online RECRUIT system at Submitting a statement of inclusive excellence is strongly encouraged.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

These positions require a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or other related fields.

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 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