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Postdoctoral Scholar Series – Sajjadi Laboratory

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Open July 10th, 2020 through Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Postdoctoral Scholar Series – Sajjadi Laboratory
The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in the laboratory of Dr. S. Ahmad Sajjadi MD, PhD to work on various neuroimaging projects focusing on early diagnosis of neurodegenerative syndromes. The appointment is for 1 year with the possibility of extension upon satisfactory performance. We are seeking a highly motivated investigator with previous training and experience in acquisition and analysis of neuroimaging data with particular emphasis on structural MRI and PET.

The candidate should be extremely efficient in working within a multidisciplinary team and have strong organizational and communication skills. The successful applicant will become a member of a vibrant team working on discovery of imaging biomarkers for degenerative brain diseases with particular emphasis on hippocampal sclerosis and TDP-43 pathologies. The position requires an individual who is an effective team player, highly organized, and innovative.

Candidates must possess an advanced Degree (MD or PhD) by or prior to appointment start date.

Additional Information:
Applicants who have a willingness to get involved with IRB communications, prior publication (first author), and strong written and verbal communication skills are preferred.

Substantive inquiries about the positions should be directed to:

Seyed Ahmad Sajjadi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
364, Med Surge II
University of California, Irvine
CA, 92697

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. Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV
  2. Cover Letter - Please discuss current research and future plans
  3. Names and Contact Information of Three References
  4. Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

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.

Application Requirements

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

Job location

Irvine, CA