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Specialist Series (Open Rank)

Recruitment Period

Open July 1st, 2018 through June 30th, 2019


The Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology anticipates openings in the Specialist Series at the Junior, Assistant, Associate, and Full Specialist rank.

Applications are being sought from recent B.S., M.S., M.D., and Ph.D. graduates in the field of Ophthalmology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology or equivalent. Interdisciplinary skills and approaches in Immunology, Microbiology, Pathology, and/or Neuroscience are strongly desired. The incumbent will be expected to perform research in a specialized area, provide university and public service, and demonstrate professional competency and activity. This is an ongoing recruitment. Positions are dependent on extramural funding.

Rank and salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a B.S. degree in the field of Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology or equivalent for the Junior Specialist rank; or an advance degree in the field of Ophthalmology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology or equivalent for the Assistant, Associate, and Full Specialist rank.

Application Procedure:
Each application must contain a curriculum vitae and statement of research. Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine’s RECRUIT system located at:

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.

Job location

Irvine, CA


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

How to apply

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