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Postdoctoral Scholar - Kong Lab

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 18th, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 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.

Description

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Mei Kong in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. The Kong lab focuses on the crosstalk between metabolic microenvironment and epigenetic regulations in tumor development and drug response. In addition, we are also interested in the study of phosphatase pathways in obesity, diabetes and cancer. Detailed publications can be found via https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=6423.

The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and a recent graduate with a PhD, MD/PhD or MD degree with strong academic training in cancer cell biology, epigenetics/genetics, metabolic related diseases. Applicants must have no more than 2 years of postdoctoral research experience and have first-authored publications in respected journals.

For more information about this position, contact Dr. Mei Kong at meik1@uci.edu.

Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:

https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF05722

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)