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Postdoctoral Scholar– Sajjadi Laboratory

Application Window

Open June 2, 2022 through Thursday, Jun 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Postdoctoral Scholar– Sajjadi Laboratory
The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar position in the laboratory of Dr. S. Ahmad Sajjadi MD, PhD. We are seeking a highly motivated investigator with previous training and experience in analyzing and deep phenotyping of spoken language samples. Familiarity with neuropsychological assessment instruments and neuroimaging is desired.

The candidate should be extremely efficient in working within a multidisciplinary team and have strong organizational and communication skills. The successful applicant will become a member of a vibrant team working on discovery of language biomarkers for degenerative brain diseases with particular emphasis on TDP-43 pathologies. The position requires an individual who is an effective team player, highly organized, and innovative. Rank and salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Requirements: Candidates must hold a PhD by the start of the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants who have prior publication (first author) are preferred.

Substantive inquiries about the positions should be directed to:

Seyed Ahmad Sajjadi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Neurology
364, Med Surge II
University of California, Irvine
CA, 92697

TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI’s RECRUIT located at []

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

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter - Please discuss current research and future plans
  3. Research Statement


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent by the start of the appointment and have a previous training and experience in analyzing and deep phenotyping of spoken language samples.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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