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Postdoctoral Scholar - Razorenova Lab

Application Window

Open date: July 14th, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Mar 29, 2021 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: Monday, May 31, 2021 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.

Position description

A Postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Olga Razorenova in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine ( The Razorenova lab focuses on cancer cell signaling to dissect the mechanisms of cancer progression with a special focus on metastasis. We are also interested in studying tumor heterogeneity, tumor metabolism, and finding novel anti-cancer therapeutics. Our recent publications can be found via

We are looking for a candidate who is self-motivated and truly passionate about science with a recent graduate degree (PhD, MD/PhD or MD awarded not more than 2 years ago). First author publication record in respected journals in the field is required and should support strong academic training in cancer cell and molecular biology, animal models of cancer, metabolic diseases, drug discovery. It is my goal to promote your career and my expectation is that the candidate’s goal is to produce quality science, publish in respected journals in the field, as well as present the research at lead conferences.

For more information about this position, contact Dr. Olga Razorenova at

Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a summary of research interests, why you would like to join the lab, and future career goals, and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:

Candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP and the position will remain open until filled.

UCI provides excellent support for postdocs (, which includes the development of leadership and teaching skills, career development, and full benefits. Several child care services are available on campus. UCI campus is located at a driving distance to Los Angeles and San Diego, and 15 minutes away from the ocean.

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