Job Opportunities

A limited number of non-tenure temporary positions such as Lecturer, Adjunct Professors, Researchers, Visiting Scholars, Project Scientist may be available in the following areas:

  • Materials Science
  • Ceramics
  • Composite Materials
  • Electronic Materials

A PhD degree or equivalent experience is required.  Send inquiry to:

Search Committee
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
3111 Engineering V
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1595



UCLA/ Material Science and Engineering Department Post- Doctoral Scholar in Cementitious Materials.

 The Department of Materials Science and Engineering has an open position for a Postdoctoral scholar researcher in Materials Science and Engineering, with focus on the structure-property relationship in calcium sulfoaluminate cements and concrete.

The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of basic fundamental cement characterization techniques (XRD, FTIR, NMR, Raman, particle size distribution, porosity, pore solution chemistry, etc.). Excellent knowledge of mechanical properties measurements (compressive strength, shrinkage, fatigue) and structure-property relationships is required. Prior knowledge of the chemistry of calcium sulfoaluminate cements is preferred but not essential.

A civil engineering or pavement design background would be beneficial. Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary.

Full time position

Annual Salary $42,840.00

Full Benefit: Medical, Dental and Vision

Resume and cover letter should be sent to:

Dr. Eric Bescher at bescher@

Office: 310. 383. 3011

Materials Science and Engineering Department

410 Westwood Plaza

2121L Engr. V

Los Angeles, CA 90095


Application period: 08/06/2015 through 09/30/2015


UCLA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.