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Junior Specialist or Assistant Specialist - Francesco Marangoni Lab

Recruitment Period

Open October 16th, 2019 through Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


One Junior Specialist or Assistant Specialist position is immediately available in Dr. Francesco Marangoni’s laboratory at the Department of Physiology and Biophysics ( and the Institute for Immunology (, University of California Irvine. The mission of our laboratory is to investigate the immune mechanisms that counteract an effective immune response in a variety of physiologic (e.g. wound healing) and pathologic (e.g. diabetes and cancer) contexts using intravital multiphoton microscopy as the main discovery tool, with the long-term goal to manipulate these processes to improve human health. Please visit our website for further information and references on intravital microscopy.

We are looking for somebody that likes to work in a fast-paced, exciting yet collegial environment and that becomes the reference point for all the lab in terms of lab administration and application of the techniques we have in place. To do so you need to have strong organization skills, the willingness to learn and set up experimental systems, and the capacity of interacting with all lab members nicely but effectively. There will be the opportunity of writing papers on the methods you will devise.
Experience working with cells and mice in sterile conditions is required. Knowledge in immunology, flow cytometry or molecular cloning is considered a plus.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to Francesco Marangoni, PhD:

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

  1. Cover letter with a short statement of your motivation to join our lab
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and contact information for 2-3 referees 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. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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

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

  • Cover Letter - Your opportunity to enhance your application packet.


  • Statement of Research - Your statement must include a research plan, brief description, and/or scholarly activities.

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

  • Misc / Additional - PDF'S of 3-5 recent publications.


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