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Post-doctoral Scholar – Experimental Postdoc in Small-Scale Mechanical Testing

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Post-doctoral Scholar – Experimental Postdoc in Small-Scale Mechanical Testing

Salary/appointment: Postdoctoral Scholar
Posting Date: 8/8/2016 Closing Date: 06/30/17

The Nanoscale Mechanics and Materials Laboratory (NMML) at the University of California, Irvine is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral scholar position. The research will focus on the mechanical behavior of novel nanostructured materials. We are seeking an individual with a strong background in experimental mechanics and materials science. A Ph.D. in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or a related field is required. Experience with transmission electron microscopy (TEM), focused ion beam (FIB) micromachining, small-scale mechanical testing (for example, nanoindentation and in situ experiments), and powder metallurgy is preferred.
Please send a CV, cover letter, and a list of at least 3 references. The positions are one-year appointments with the possibility for annual renewal. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
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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.

Job location

Irvine, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)