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Postdoctoral Scholar

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Open July 23rd, 2020 through Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Position: Postdoctoral Scholars

The University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Urology anticipates openings in the Postdoctoral Scholar series.

Requirements - Applications are being sought from recent Ph.D. or M.D. graduates in the field of cancer biology, biochemistry, microbiology or equivalent. The position will perform experiments on one of the following projects 1) the protein neddylation pathway and Skp2 degradation in prostate cancer, 2) stromal metabolism differences between African American and European American prostate cancer, and 3) Wnt signaling in castration resistant prostate cancer under the direction of Dr. Xiaolin Zi ( Dr. Zi’s lab has developed unique resources of primary cultures of prostate carcinoma associated fibroblasts and organoids from a relatively large number of clinical specimens, as well as a limited number of prostate cancer PDX models. The position provides career development opportunities dependent on self-motivation and productivity.

Positions are dependent on extramural funding. Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.
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To apply: Please log onto UC Irvine’ RECRUIT located at:

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

  1. Curriculum vitae

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applications 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.

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