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UCI - Postdoctoral Researcher in Quality of Life after Cancer

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $64,480 - $77,327, depending on experience. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table(s):

Application Window

Open date: March 5, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 1, 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: Thursday, Aug 1, 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 Population Health & Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher for research to examine quality of life after cancer in the UCI Behavioral Medicine Research Laboratory (

We are seeking to hire a highly motivated, dedicated individual who has excellent management, organization, communication, intervention, and research skills, and understands cancer survivorship.

This person will:
1) Lead efforts in the recruitment and enrollment of research participants
2) Work closely with the principal investigator to administer research assessments and facilitate biological specimen collection and transport
3) Deliver behavioral interventions to research participants
4) Maintain project documentation and reporting
5) Assist in grant writing and research dissemination.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)


1) PhD in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, or other related field in the behavioral sciences with counseling or psychotherapy experience
2) Knowledge and skills related to research project management, data collection, intervention delivery or psychotherapy, and proposal and manuscript writing
3) Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
4) Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
5) Strong teamwork skills. Prior experience in behavioral medicine research or cancer survivorship research is a plus. Spanish-speaking candidates are highly preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
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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