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Postdoctoral Scholar - Zhang 2021

Application Window

Open date: August 11th, 2021

Most recent review date: Saturday, Apr 30, 2022 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: Thursday, Aug 11, 2022 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

At the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Jing Zhang’s laboratory has a long-term research goal of developing advanced machine learning methods on large-scale functional genomics data.

We anticipate that one full-time Post-doctoral Scholar position will become available. The initial appointment will be for one year with renewal is based on availability of support and need. Salary will be commensurate with degree and experience. The total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions.
The position requires a doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D.) in Computational Science or the foreign equivalent.

The ideal applicant would already have some experience in single-cell sequencing data analysis. However, candidates with strong quantitative training (e.g., Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or related) would also be encouraged. A successful candidate must have strong programming skills (e.g., experience with C/C++, R/Matlab, python, and so on). Good oral and written communication skills are also required. A publication record of at least two first-author (including co-first author) papers/preprints are required at the time of application.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, statement of research, and names and contact information of two references (please do not solicit letters). Also required is a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

All materials should be uploaded electronically to:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Doctoral degree (e.g. Ph.D.) or the foreign equivalent in Computational Science or related field.

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.

Job location

Irvine, CA