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Postdoctoral Scholar- Dr. Sumikawa Lab

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 13th, 2019
Next review date: Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


A position is available to study the nicotinic cholinergic signaling that plays roles in the control of synaptic plasticity and memory formation. Studies involve silencing and exciting specific neuronal populations. We are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and instruments to carry out cutting edge research. Experience in cellular and molecular techniques, or rodent stereotaxic surgery and behavior would be advantageous.

The Department of Neurobiology and Behavior ( provides an excellent environment for intellectual growth and collaboration. Qualified candidates should submit curriculum vitae, a statement of research experience and interests, and names and contact information for three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:

For more information about this position contact Dr. Sumikawa 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.


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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)