Assistant Researcher in Nanoengineering
University of California San Diego School of Engineering
United States

Assistant Project Scientist in NanoEngineering

Job #JPF02397
  • Jacobs School of Engineering - NANOENGINEERING

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 6th, 2020

Next review date: Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 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.


The Department of NanoEngineering (, which uses the unique and enabling aspects of a nanoscale material to create a device to be utilized by mankind in the Jacobs School of Engineering at UCSD, invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Project Scientist position.

Candidates must have earned their Ph.D. degree in materials science, chemical engineering or a related area. Successful candidates should have experience in research, development and manufacturing for electrochemical energy storage and conversion technologies, especially in:

  1. electrode materials (including Mn/Ni-rich layered, spinel structure) synthesis through solid-state, co-precipitation, and hydro-thermal methods;
  2. materials degradation diagnosis through multiple advanced characterizations such as Cryo-TEM, STEM/EELS, transmission X-ray microscopy, Plasma FIB, etc.;
  3. application of first-principles calculation to the discovery and design of functional materials for energy storage;
  4. funding proposal writing, and research program review.

The Department of NanoEngineering is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body ( Candidates with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit: (i) a current curriculum vitae with a complete publication list; (ii) a statement summarizing current and future research interests; (iii) a statement describing your current/and or past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions; (iv) the names and email addresses of 3 references, using the online application. Salary is based on published UC San Diego pay scales and competitive market conditions.


We encourage candidates to send applications as soon as possible. Candidates applying by March 7, 2020 will be given full consideration. To apply, all applications should be submitted via our AP On-Line Recruit submission website at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

La Jolla, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. with a complete publication list.
  • Statement of Research - a statement summarizing current and future research interests
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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