POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR POSITION - QAVI LAB
Open March 13, 2023 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The Qavi laboratory in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the School of Medicine at the University of California Irvine is seeking applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar which requires a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, MD/PhD or foreign equivalent) with a strong academic laboratory research background.
The Qavi lab is interested in developing the next generation of diagnostics for a variety of pathogens and diseases. Relevant skills include experience with lasers, LEDS, optical system hardware, clean room fabrication, electronic circuit design, optical engineering, signal processing, and data analysis. Visit our website for more information about the lab and our work: https://faculty.sites.uci.edu/qavilab
The successful candidate will have a strong background in optics and device fabrication. Will give preference (not a requirement) to those who have demonstrated high productivity during their doctoral studies with first author publications in well-respected journals. Experience with lasers, LEDS, optical system hardware, clean room fabrication, electronic circuit design, optical engineering, signal processing, and data analysis will be given preference. The successful candidate (preferred at time of application) will also demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, strong collaborative and interpersonal skills, strong analytical and organizational skills, ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary team, and commitment to mentoring others as well as being mentored.
Substantive inquiries about the position should be directed to:
Abraham Qavi MD, PhD
Assistant Professor in Residence
Director of Innovative Laboratory Diagnostics
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
UC Irvine, School of Medicine
Initial appointments are for two years & renewal is based on performance and available support.
Application Procedure - TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located at: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08145
Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload application materials electronically to be considered for the position:
1) Curriculum vitae
2) Cover letter including career motivation and why you are interested in joining the lab
3) Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement: https://ap.uci.edu/faculty/guidance/ieactivities/
A reasonable estimate for this position is $60,000-$71,952. See Postdoctoral Scholar – Fiscal Year Rates “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.
Appointment as a postdoctoral scholar requires a doctoral degree (MD, PhD, MD/PhD or the foreign equivalent degree).
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research (Optional)
Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
Misc / Additional (Optional)
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.
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