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Postdoctoral Scholar, Balu

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Open October 5th, 2020 through Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Mihaela Balu, Ph.D., has an opening for a post-doctoral position to work on an exciting project on the development of instrumentation based on multiphoton microscopy for pre-clinical and clinical applications in the Nonlinear Optical Microscopy (NLOM) Lab at the Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic, University of California, Irvine (UCI). The initial position may be for up to two years, with the possibility of renewal. Requirements: Ph.D. in Physics, Optics, Chemistry, or related Engineering field. Desired: Experience with nonlinear optical microscopy and/or other imaging techniques. For more information about our work, see:
The Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic at UCI ( is internationally-recognized for its research, innovation, and unique translational technology rapidly moving new technologies from bench-to-bedside. It is one of five national Beckman Institutes supported by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation with others at: California Institute of Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Stanford University, and City of Hope National Medical Center. Beckman Institutes are pioneering research at the interface between disciplines.
Please, send an email to Mihaela Balu (, the Principal Investigator of the NLOM Lab, if you are interested to apply.

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Applicants should complete an online application profile and electronically upload the following application materials to be considered for the position:
-Curriculum vitae
-One-page proposed statement of research on the important problem/question you want to address, specific aims, and approaches
-A statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equality, and inclusion. The statement should address how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence
-Misc / Additional (Optional)

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.

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Job location

Irvine, CA