Postdoctoral Scholar in Multiphase Chemistry Process Modeling

University of California Irvine School of Physical Sciences

United States

Postdoctoral Scholar in Multiphase Chemistry Process Modeling

Job #JPF06601
  • Chemistry / School of Physical Sciences / UC Irvine

Recruitment Period

Open March 8th, 2021 through Monday, May 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by May 10th, 2021, you will have until June 10th, 2021 to complete your application.

Position description

A postdoctoral position is open in the area of aerosol chemistry with focus on aerosol chemistry modeling. The successful candidate will work in the group of Prof. Manabu Shiraiwa at the Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Irvine, focusing on kinetic and thermodynamic modeling of gas-particle interactions and multiphase chemistry of secondary organic aerosols or kinetic multilayer modeling of heterogeneous chemistry occurring in indoor environments. One or two postdocs may be hired.

Applications are being sought from recent Ph.D. graduates with backgrounds in Atmospheric or Physical Chemistry or a related field including computational science or chemical engineering. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Candidates with prior experience on kinetic modeling, thermodynamic modeling, or atmospheric process modeling are preferred. Candidates should have very good computational skills. Other position requirements include solid publication record (preferred to have 3+ first author papers), team work experience, very good oral and written communications, interpersonal skills, initiative, creative and innovative thinking.

Please apply online at ( with a cover letter that also describes your immediate and long-term research goals, a curriculum vitae including publications list, and names for three letters of reference (please do not solicit letters). Review of applications will begin on March 22, 2021 and will 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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Please include publication list.
  • Cover Letter - Describes your immediate and long-term research goals.
  • 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.
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Job location
  • Irvine, CA

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