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Specialist Series, Open Ranks, Durkin

Application Window

Open September 1st, 2021 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Durkin lab at the Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic has multiple open positions. Potential applicants should have an interest in translational optical imaging. Responsibilities include collection and analysis of Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging data from in both preclinical and clinical settings as well as instrument design, fabrication, validation and application. Experience in biophotonics and tissue optics is preferred. Experience with MATLAB programming is desirable. Candidate should also have experience assembling instrumentation.

Junior Specialists - Should possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree preferably in Physics, Chemistry, or Optical Engineering) or equivalent research experience.

Assistant Specialists - Should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree), or 5 yrs. of experience.

Associate Specialists - Should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or 5-10 yrs. of experience.

Specialists - Should possess a terminal degree (PhD/MD) (or equivalent degree) or 10+ yrs. of experience

Requirements:
Professional communication skills, both written and oral, are a must, as is a willingness to help manage projects. Candidates must have the ability to work in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary setting. All appointments are for one year with the potential for extension dependent upon performance and funding.

TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07072
Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names of 3 references
  • Description of current research and future plans
  • 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 https://uci.edu/diversity/.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Candidates at Associate and Specialist level may have B.S. or M.S. preferably in Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Materials Characterization, etc.

    Junior Specialists - Should possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree preferably in Physics, Chemistry, or Optical Engineering) or equivalent research experience.

    Assistant Specialists - Should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree), or 5 yrs. of experience.

    Associate Specialists - Should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or 5-10 yrs. of experience.

    Specialists - Should possess a terminal degree (PhD/MD) (or equivalent degree) or 10+ yrs. of experience

    Professional communication skills, both written and oral, are a must, as is a willingness to help manage projects. Candidates must have the ability to work in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary setting.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07072

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