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Postdoctoral Scholar - (The Cramer Lab)

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $64,480-$77,327. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by experience level. See Postdoctoral Scholar Scale

Application Window

Open date: March 13, 2024

Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 8, 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, Mar 13, 2025 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

Postdoctoral Scholar – Cramer Lab
The Cramer laboratory in the UC Irvine Department of Neurobiology and Behavior is accepting applications for a postdoctoral position to study the non-apoptotic roles of caspase-3 in auditory system development. The project will involve in ovo electroporation, DNA plasmid construction, immunofluorescence, and image analysis. In addition, part of the project will explore the roles of extracellular vesicles using purification, biochemistry, proteomics, and grafting studies.

Previous work from our laboratory using similar methods to explore development include:

DOI: 10.3389/fncir.2016.00084
DOI: 10.3389/fncel.2020.573345
DOI: 10.3389/fcell.2022.844844
DOI: 10.1186/1749-8104-7-29

The successful candidate will have or soon have a Ph.D. in a relevant field and have demonstrated capability relevant to the design and conduct of experiments and a record of research productivity including first author publications. The appointment will be initially for two years, with possibility of reappointment depending on fund availability and productivity. Salary commensurate with negotiated UC Postdoctoral rates. The position will remain open for one year or until filled.

The Cramer Lab

Qualified candidates should submit curriculum vitae along with the names and addresses of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Accepting all applicants.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • 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: Sexual Misconduct, Harassment and Discrimination Declaration Form

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

Irvine, CA