Research Positions

Assistant Project Scientist

$70,500 - $88,600 Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Project Scientist in the Laboratory of Professor Michelle Digman. The initial appointment will be full-time for one year. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent upon the quality of performance and availability of funding. The aims of the current funded grant are intended to study how a subunit of botulinum neuro-toxin affects cells and tissue on a molecular level.

Specialist Series - Laboratory of Fluorescence Dynamics


The UCI Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is anticipating openings in the Specialist Series in the Laboratory for Fluorescence Dynamics under the direction of Professor Enrico Gratton and the Digman Laboratory under the direction of Professor Michelle Digman.

Part-Time Associate Project Scientist

50 percent of $85,400 annual salary

Dean Gregory Washington seeks a part-time Associate Project Scientist for an experimental research program developing funded research initiatives and setting up laboratory experiments related to smart systems, wearable technologies and internet of things technologies. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate significant, original, and creative contribution to the research program and to participate competently in professional and outreach activities. University and public service is encouraged.

Assistant Specialist – The Hochbaum Lab

Commensurate with experience
Will remain open until filled

The Hochbaum Lab in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine is seeking applications for an Assistant Specialist in the field of supramolecular protein self-assembly. Applicants should have experience in chemical biology, protein synthesis, and structural characterization of proteins and protein assemblies. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field of chemistry or engineering.