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Assistant Project Scientist - NanoEngineering

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 17th, 2019

Last review date: Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

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 combines materials and chemical engineering applied to nanotechnologies 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, chemistry or a related area. Successful candidates should have experience in computational materials science, especially in the application of artificial intelligence techniques to the study and design of materials, proposal writing, and/or research program review. The Department of NanoEngineering is committed to building an excellent, diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body ( Candidates with experience with 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 past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions, and (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 July 17, 2019 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

San Diego, CA


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

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • 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)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)