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Postdoctoral Scholar Series - Fisher Laboratory

Recruitment Period

Open January 25th, 2019 through Sunday, Jun 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)



The laboratory of Professor Mark Fisher, Department of Neurology, UC Irvine, seeks an outstanding scientist in the field of vascular neurobiology, including blood-brain barrier. Professor Fisher has recently been awarded a 5-year renewal of his NIH research grant (first funded in 1984) to develop mechanistic investigations into the pathophysiology of cerebral small vessel disease, with particular emphasis on cerebral microbleeds. The work involves the coordinated efforts of five research laboratories, with robust opportunities of collaborations.

Applications are sought from recent Ph.D. and/or MD graduates. Experience preferred in cell culture/cell biology, protein and molecular level analytics, small animal experimentation, and experimental neuropathology including immunohistology. Command of spoken and written English is essential.

Additional Information:
Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Initial appointments are for one year with opportunities for renewal based primarily on research progress. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Substantive inquiries about the positions should be directed to:
Mark Fisher, MD
Professor of Neurology, Anatomy & Neurobiology, and Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of California, Irvine

TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI’s RECRUIT located at:

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  1. Cover letter—Please discuss past/current research and future plans.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and Contact Information of Three References

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

Orange, CA and Irvine, CA


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

  • Cover Letter - Please discuss past/current research and future plans.

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement.

  • 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

  1. Create an ApplicantID
  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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