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Junior Specialist – Edinger Lab

Application Window

Open date: December 8, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, Jun 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Dec 7, 2023 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

Junior Specialist – Edinger Lab

This Junior Specialist position will entail designing and performing diverse cell and molecular biology experiments under the direct supervision of the PI with additional mentoring from senior lab personnel. Techniques employed in this cancer cell biology laboratory include molecular cloning, mammalian cell culture, qRT-PCR, gel electrophoresis, Western blotting, CRISPR-Cas9 mediated gene-knockdown and over-expression, fluorescence microscopy, mass spectrometry, protein biochemistry, and mouse models. Complete and accurate record keeping of both laboratory work and administrative activities will be an important part of this position. The successful candidate will have a strong working understanding of molecular biology, excellent organizational skills, and will be highly self-motivated. Previous experience working in a research lab is strongly preferred. Those considering attending graduate or professional school in the future are strongly encouraged to apply. Additional information about Dr. Edinger and the lab is available at:

Please send a CV that includes a summary of past research accomplishments and future goals online at: References should be available upon request.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Accepting all applicants.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA