Postdoctoral Scholar in Materials Science and Engineering
University of California Irvine Henry Samueli School of Engineering
United States

Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Schoenung Group

Job #JPF06088
  • Henry Samueli School of Engineering - Materials Science and Engineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 6th, 2020

Next review date: Monday, Aug 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Aug 31, 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.


Postdoctoral Scholar Position – Schoenung Group

One postdoctoral position is available in the field of green engineering and sustainable development of materials in Professor Julie Schoenung’s laboratory in UCI’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering. The postdoctoral scholar will conduct research on multiple criteria decision analysis based approaches to advancing the sustainable use and development of materials in a variety of applications. Analytical methods will include but not be limited to alternatives assessment, environmental impact assessment and economic feasibility evaluation. Applicants should be recent Ph.D. graduates with backgrounds in materials science and engineering, or related fields (degree date of 2019 or later). The candidate must be self-motivated and have extensive previous experience in life cycle assessment, chemical hazard and toxicity assessment, process-based techno-economic assessment and modeling, critical materials flow analysis, life cycle assessment, and related data analysis. The position will also entail mentoring graduate and undergraduate students; writing research proposals; and preparation, submission and publication of peer reviewed journal papers.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter detailing their research interests, a CV, and contact information for at least three references to our online RECRUIT system at:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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 (Optional)
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • (Optional)
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
  • (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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