Postdoctoral Research Position

Irvine, CA
Jul 13, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • The Henry Samueli School of Engineering - Chemical Engineering & Materials Science


    Open May 15th, 2017 through September 30th, 2017


    The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar to join an interdisciplinary team of investigators that will be investigating controlled-release of drugs from contact lenses. The ideal applicant will have experience in hydrogel synthesis, drug formulation, and materials characterization. Good organization, communication, and ability to work in a team setting are essential. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or a related field.

    The initial appointment will be for a one-year period, with the possibility of an extension depending on performance and availability of funding. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least 3 references to our online RECRUIT system at:


    Dr. Szu Wang
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
    University of California, Irvine
    916 Engineering Tower
    Irvine, CA 92697-2575

    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


    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement of Research (Optional)
    • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
    • 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)
    3 references required (contact information only)


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