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Postdoctoral Scholar Position - Protein Design and Synthetic Biology

Application Window

Open date: January 14th, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Feb 15, 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: Saturday, Jan 14, 2023 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

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of California, Irvine invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar position to join Dr. Han Li's laboratory of Metabolic Engineering and Synthetic Biology. Candidates with the following expertise are welcome to apply: genetically engineering of microbes, protein purification, enzymatic assays, computational protein design, structure- and bioinformatics-guided protein engineering, directed evolution. Good organization, communication, and ability to work in a team setting are essential qualities. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, biology, chemistry, biomedical engineering, or a related field.
The initial appointment will be for a one-year period, with the possibility of an extension depending on performance and availability of funding.
Review of applications will begin on 2/15/22 and continue until the positions are filled.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least 3 references to our online RECRUIT system at:
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF07309

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, biology, chemistry, biomedical engineering, or a related field.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Authorization to Release Information Form - A reference check will be completed only if you are made a tentative offer to a Professor or Professor of Teaching series, at any rank. Download, complete, sign, and upload the form: https://ap.uci.edu/wp-content/uploads/AuthReleaseForm.pdf

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07309

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