Position: Academic Researcher (Specialist Series)

The UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business is currently accepting applications for temporary part-time
Specialists Series (all levels) to provide research support during the 2023-2024 academic year.

Professional expertise and/or previous research experience are required. Advanced degrees preferred.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The salary range for this position is $51,300-$181,800. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum
pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table T24B.

Positions may be available in the following disciplines:

  • Accounting
  • Economics / Public Policy / Health Care
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Decision Technologies
  • Organization and Management
  • Strategy

Application Process:

To apply, please submit application through AP Recruit:

The appointment falls under the purview of the agreement between the University of California and the
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
(UAW), AFL-CIO and its Local Union 5810. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy
and the collective bargaining agreement available here:

Applications should be submitted online and must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter indicating your area(s) of interest
  • Statement of Research (optional)
  • Teaching Statement - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.
  • 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.
  • Teaching Evaluations (if applicable)
  • Samples of Scholarly Writing (optional)

More information about UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business can be found at:

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