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Postdoctoral Scholar- Shi Lab

Application Window

Open date: January 19, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Sep 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: Saturday, Dec 31, 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

A Postdoc in microscopy and spatial multiomics is available in the Shi lab at University of California, Irvine, funded by grants from the NIH and private foundations. Our mission is the development of cutting-edge spatial multiomics technology and super-resolution microscopy methods.

We have ongoing research efforts in (1) developing novel spatial multiomics (transcriptomics, epigenomics, proteomics, etc.), and new super-resolution microscopy (2) studying structure-function relationships in the nucleus, cross-organelle interaction, and cell signaling with super-resolution microscopy, and (3) interrogating mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease and cancer heterogeneity via imaging and spatial multiomics. For more information about Shi Lab, please click or

The postdoc will lead the spatial multiomics development and have the opportunities to explore any other research areas in the lab. The minimum requirements for the position are: 1) a PhD in life sciences, bioengineering, or a related discipline; 2) experience with anyone of the following areas: microscopy, single-cell analysis, mass spec, tissue imaging, molecular biology; 3) At least one first-author paper in a respectable journal; 4) fluency in English, and the interpersonal skills to negotiate professional interactions in a diverse environment; and 5) the willingness to work hard in the pursuit of shared goals.

Interested candidates should apply at with the following:

  • CV
  • Cover letter, please indicate your preferred start date.
  • Names and contacts of three references.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Accepting all applications

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