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Jr. Specialist Anatomy & Neurobiology - Igarashi Lab

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $49,000-$54,600. See Specialist Series – Represented Fiscal Year - []

Application Window

Open date: April 10, 2023

Next review date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Sep 30, 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

The Igarashi Laboratory at the University of California Irvine is seeking a highly-motivated Jr. Specialist to help manage a state-of-the-art systems neuroscience laboratory. The successful applicant will interface with team members to provide general research support and to help with running electrophysiological/behavioral/histological experiments, managing mouse colonies, and general lab management.

Details on the research focus and the approaches of the laboratory can be found here:

We are looking for individuals that are highly organized, posses excellent communication skills, enjoy working in a team environments, and be comfortable handling and caring for rodents. Preference will be given to applicants with previous research experience, and experience in any of the following areas: behavior experiments, histology, or electrophysiology. The successful applicant will start in summer 2023 and be prepared to commit to the position for a period of at least two years.

The Igarashi Laboratory is the member of the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology in the UC Irvine Medical School. This position will be part of a highly supportive and diverse research environment with excellent career development opportunities.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants must have a BS in Neuroscience or a relevant field.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Research Statement - Describe prior experience, future goals, and address how you think you can contribute to the overall research direction of the Igarashi laboratory.

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

Irvine, CA