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Postdoctoral Scholar Series - Demetriou Laboratory

Application Window

Open July 13, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description


The laboratory of Professor Michael Demetriou, Department of Neurology, UC Irvine, seeks an outstanding M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./ the field of immunology, cancer immunotherapy and/or protein engineering. The position requires broad experience in molecular and cellular biological techniques as well as genetic/disease mouse models. The incumbent will collaborate with others in the lab to expedite analysis as well as be exposed to a wide variety of ongoing immunological research studies.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree (M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) or equivalent in Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular or Cell Biology and/or Protein Chemistry and have a proven track record of research success with first author publications in well respected journals. The candidate is expected to have experience in mouse disease models as well as broad experience in standard molecular and cellular biological techniques. Preference will be given to individuals with experience in one or more of recombinant protein expression/purification/characterization, immunohistochemistry, confocal immunoflouresence, mouse manipulation such as tail vein injection, flow cytometry and/or pharmacokinetics. Command of spoken and written English is essential.

Additional Information:
Positions are dependent upon extramural funding. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Initial appointments are for one year with renewal based on availability of support and research progress. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Substantive inquiries about the positions should be directed to:
Michael Demetriou, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Professor of Neurology, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of California, Irvine

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. Cover letter—Please discuss past/current research and future plans.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and Contact Information of Three References
  4. Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree (M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) or equivalent in Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular or Cell Biology and/or Protein Chemistry.

Application Requirements

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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