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Postdoctoral Scholar - Della Martin Fellowship

Application Window

Open September 1, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Position: Postdoctoral Scholar Series

The University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior has an opening in the Postdoctoral Scholar Series - Della Martin Fellowship.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a M.D. degree and/or Ph.D. degree with experience in induced pluripotent stem cells differentiation to neurons for phenotyping. Additional knowledge, background in GWAS analyses, and familiarity with single cell or single nuclei RNA sequencing, including laboratory and analytic methods. The ideal candidate will perform both in vitro laboratory methods and bioinformatics analyses. Salaries are based on University of California salary scales, which are dependent on academic rank and step, and commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine’s RECRUIT system located at

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

Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Research
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement
Contact Information for 3 – 5 References
Doctoral Dissertation Abstract


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must possess a M.D. degree and/or Ph.D. degree and should prepare a document describing the study or research they expect to undertake if awarded a Della Martin fellowship. The plan can be two to three years.

a. Statement of hypothesis or project and how proposed study relates to the current body of research, providing any context that will add to a better appreciation of the project and its significance

b. Description of the applicant's proposed methodology, providing (if appropriate to the field of study) information about sampling, instrumentation, data sources and collection, and analyses

c. A timeline for the completion of the project, including a description of expected results of research.

d. Explanation for choice of fellowship institution and how it will enhance the applicant's plan, the kind of assistance and support expected, and the networks and professional associations to be established

e. Description of how the proposed research will facilitate and enhance the applicant's career plans and contribute to the field of study

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-8 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.