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Postdoctoral Scholar

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $60,000-$77,327.

Application Window

Open date: August 7, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Mar 31, 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: Sunday, Jun 30, 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

Salary: Postdoctoral Scholar
A reasonable estimate for this position is $60,000- $77,327.

The University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Urology anticipates openings in the Postdoctoral Scholar position(s) non-senate.

Basic Qualifications: Candidates require a doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., M.D.) or the foreign equivalent.

Applications are being sought from graduates in the field of cancer biology, biochemistry, microbiology or equivalent. The position will perform experiments on one of the following projects 1) Ethnicity-determined T cell responses and GARP/TGFbeta1 signaling in prostate cancer, 2) Stromal metabolism differences between African American and European American prostate cancer, 3) Wnt signaling in castration resistant prostate cancer, and 4) Basic and Translational Mechanisms of Cancer Initiation of the Urothelium in Veterans Exposed to Carcinogens: Interception of tobacco smoking related bladder cancer by an epigenetic approach under the direction of Dr. Xiaolin Zi ( Dr. Zi’s lab has developed unique resources of primary cultures of prostate carcinoma associated fibroblasts and organoids from a relatively large number of clinical specimens, as well as a limited number of prostate cancer patient derived xenograft (PDX) models. The position provides career development opportunities dependent on self-motivation and productivity.

Department of Urology website:

To apply: Please log onto UC Irvine’ RECRUIT located at:

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following applications materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  1. 3 required; 2 optional References (Contact Information Only)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research
  4. Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement
  5. Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration form


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates require a doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., M.D.) or the foreign equivalent.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
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 anti-discrimination 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

Orange, CA