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Postdoctoral Scholar in Molecular Population Genetics and Genomics (Dr. Guiyun Yan Lab)

Application Window

Open date: May 26th, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 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

The Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine seeks one Postdoctoral Scholar in Dr. Guiyun Yan's laboratory [https://sites.uci.edu/yanlab] to study population genetics and genomics of malaria parasites or mosquito vectors. Areas of particular interests include population genetics and genomics, bioinformatics, and molecular epidemiology. The position will involve considerable field work in Kenya and Ethiopia.

Qualifications:
The candidates must hold a Ph.D. and possess an outstanding publication record. Candidates should have a strong background in one of the following areas: population genetics, genomics, molecular evolution, and bioinformatics. Prior research experience on mosquitoes or malaria parasites is not required. Must possess strong communication skills, excellent organizational skills and proficient working knowledge of bioinformatics, population genetics and genomics.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Program in Public Health recognizes the value of diversity in its faculty and academic researchers and strongly supports UCI’s mission for equity and
inclusiveness. We are committed to ensuring accountability, providing training and education, conducting responsive research and building sustainable partnerships. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues and to teach and mentor a diverse student body.

Application Process:
To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at
https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF07518

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Current Research
  4. Three reference letters
  5. Statement of Inclusive Excellence Activities - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI”s Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

UC Irvine is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded University of California system. With approximately 29,000 students, 1,100 faculty members, a highly ranked medical school, our campus offers a wealth of opportunities for research collaboration and is ranked among the top 10 public universities in the US. Established in 2003, our rapidly growing Program in Public Health offers BA, BS, MPH, and PhD degrees in a variety of emphasis areas. The U.S. News and World Report recently ranked our MPH program as #10 in the country. More
information is available on our web site at http://publichealth.uci.edu/.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

The candidates must hold a Ph.D.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07518

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 and/or Kenya/Ethiopia (for temporary field research)