Academic Employment: Faculty, Teaching, Research, and Postdoctoral Positions

To find current academic job openings, go to the UCI AP Recruit web site and enter "Physics" in the keyword search box, or scroll down to the Physics and Astronomy section listed under the School of Physical Sciences. At any given time, there may be openings for faculty, lecturers, postdoctoral scholars, project scientists, or other research positions. For each position, the job posting will list the job title and description, the recruitment period, and the required application materials. Applications are submitted online through the AP Recruit system.

Non-Academic Staff Jobs

Non-academic staff jobs at UC Irvine are listed on the UCI Human Resources web site. On the Find Jobs page you can search for job openings by category (such as Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Support, Student Services, etc.) and submit an application. Enter "Physics" in the keyword search box on the Find Jobs page to find any current openings in our department.


Jobs for Undergraduates

Though most undergraduate positions are unpaid, students can learn valuable research, teaching and communication skills outside of the classroom. Read more about Undergraduate Research Opportunities available with our faculty, or Learning Assistant positions teaching physics.


The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.  UC Irvine has an active Career Partners Program and has an ADVANCE Program for Equity and Diversity.