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Project Scientist Series - Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care

Application Window

Open July 6, 2022 through Saturday, Jul 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

UC Irvine School of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care
Project Scientist Series

The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, University of California Irvine Health System, anticipates openings in the Project Scientist Series (Assistant, Associate, and Full Project Scientist).

Our current research focuses on validation of drug target in vitro and in animal models. Cellular and molecular biology techniques, histochemistry, rodent neuropathic pain (peripheral nerve injury and trigeminal nerve injury) models, behavioral pharmacology, and spinal cord slice recording are utilized in the studies.

Preference will be given to an applicant who is self-motivated, interested in pursuing an academic research career, an independent thinker, and has experience in using one or more of the following techniques: chronic pain models, behavioral pharmacology, immunohistochemistry, and spinal cord slice recording.

Appointment ranking will depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate.

Please visit our department website to see most current research projects:

Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine’s RECRUIT system:
To be considered for the position, please upload the required application materials:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidate must have a PhD or MD/PhD

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • 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.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being up-to-date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Orange, CA