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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

Most recent review date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 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: Tuesday, Apr 9, 2024 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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About UC Irvine

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