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Postdoctoral Scholar Conte Center

Application Window

Open date: July 2nd, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Jul 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Oct 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

An exciting opportunity for an NIH P50 Conte Center-funded postdoctoral position to employ novel epigenomic approaches to understanding of the impact of early life adversities. A major focus of the project is to analyze human DNA methylation profiles, and specifically the changes in methylation within the same subject, to identify predictive markers of cognitive and emotional vulnerabilities. The project is a collaboration of the laboratory of Ali Mortazavi in the department of Developmental and Cell Biology and of Tallie Z. Baram in the Department of Pediatrics.

Required: Ph.D. in systems biology, neuroscience, genomics or genetics. Prior experience in whole genome bisulfite sequencing and/or RRBS, RNA-seq, integrative analysis of genomics data and / or comparative genomics is an asset. The successful candidate should have a strong publication record and a broad range of skills, including the ability to maintain effective interactions and collaborations with team members. The position will be appointed at the level commensurate with the education and experience of the individual candidate and is for a period of two years with the possibility of renewal. Applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups are encouraged.

Application Procedure:
Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae which should include a record of research experience and the names of three references via the UCI application process at:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Ph.D. in systems biology, neuroscience, genomics or genetics.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
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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.