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Postdoctoral Scholar -Neurology/Epilepsy Research

Position overview

Salary range: Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $60,000-$77,327. See Table [] for the salary range for this position.

Application Window

Open date: June 7, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Dec 31, 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: Tuesday, Jun 4, 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 Department of Neurology invite applications for a PostDoctoral scholar position in Epilepsy Research. This position is funded by an NIH T32 training grant. The multidisciplinary Training Program in Epilepsy Research supports diverse approaches to (1) understanding fundamental neurobiological processes leading to epilepsy and associated cognitive and emotional problems, and (2) translational research.

Participating Departments and Laboratories include:
Neurology Please apply to
John Weiss, MD, PhD - Neurodegeneration in epilepsy.
Anatomy & Neurobiology Please apply to
Lulu Y. Chen, PhD - Synaptic mechanisms and co-morbidities of epilepsy.
Laura A. Ewell, PhD - Circuit function and memory in epilepsy.
Christine M. Gall, PhD - Synaptic mechanisms of memory.
Robert F Hunt, PhD - TBI, genetic epilepsy, interneurons.
Gary Lynch, PhD - Memory, hippocampal networks.
Daniele Piomelli, PhD - Endocannabinoids in epilepsy.
Oswald Steward, PhD - Hippocampal plasticity in epilepsy.
Xiangmin Xu, PhD - Learning & memory, new tools for neuroscience.
Physiology & Biophysics Please apply to
Geoffrey Abbott, PhD - Ion channels in epilepsy; drug discovery.
Pediatrics Please apply to
Tallie Z. Baram, MD, PhD - Mechanisms of developmental epilepsy.
Autumn Ivy, MD, PhD - Epigenetics of neurodevelopmental disorders.
Neurobiology and Behavior Please apply to
Marcelo Wood, PhD - Epigenetic mechanisms of synaptic plasticity.
Michael A. Yassa, PhD - Neuroimaging in epilepsy.

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Salary range: The salary range for this position is $60,000-$77,327. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by experience level. See Postdoc Scholar Scale [] for the salary range.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Appointment as a Postdoctoral Scholar requires a doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., M.D.) or the foreign equivalent.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter (Optional)

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

  • Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form - All applicants of academic positions at the University of California, Irvine must download, complete, sign, and upload the following form with their application: []

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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