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Project Scientist Series - Microbiology & Molecular Genetics

Recruitment Period

Open July 1st, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of California, Irvine periodically has openings for the Project Scientist Series - Assistant, Associate, and Full.


Applications sought from recent PhD or MD/PhD graduates. Interdisciplinary skills and approaches, as well as evidence of past research productivity, are preferred.

Positions are dependent upon the availability of extramural funding and laboratory needs. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal is based on availability of support. Rank and compensation will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

To apply, please complete an applicant profile and upload required documents to:

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 - (one page or less) – describe prior experience, future goals, and address how you believe you can contribute to the overall research direction of a laboratory.

  • 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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)