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Postdoctoral Scholar Series – Sajjadi Laboratory

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Open July 1st, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 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. 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. Rank and salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Rank and salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Candidates must hold a PhD by the start of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Applicants who have 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. Cover letter—Please discuss current research and future plans.
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names and Contact Information of Three References
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must hold a PhD by the start of the appointment.

Application Requirements

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

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.

Job location

Irvine, CA