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Junior Specialist - Mortazavi Lab - Functional Genomics

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 11th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020 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: Sunday, Jan 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.


The Mortazavi lab in the department of Developmental and Cell Biology at UCI is recruiting a junior specialist position for work on the functional genomics in human and mouse. Requirements include a bachelors in biology or biotechnology, experience with (a) tissue culture, (b) building RNA-seq and ATAC-seq libraries in mammals, and general ability to design as well as carry out experiments. Preference will be given to candidates with class work or research work in functional genomics as well as familiarity with sequencing platforms.

Qualified candidates should submit (1) curriculum vitae, including all previous work experience (scientific or not) (2) cover letter that includes a synopsis of experience and interests and (3) contact information for three references to the following recruitment URL:

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.


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

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