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Project Scientist Series - Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $71,600-$195,000. See Project Scientist Series Salary Scales Table for the salary range for this position.

Application Window

Open date: July 1, 2024

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Jul 16, 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: Monday, Jun 30, 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

UC Irvine School of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care
Project Scientist Series


The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, University of California Irvine Health System, anticipates openings in the Project Scientist Series (Assistant, Associate, and Full Project Scientist).

Our current research focuses on validation of drug target in vitro and in animal models. Cellular and molecular biology techniques, histochemistry, rodent neuropathic pain (peripheral nerve injury and trigeminal nerve injury) models, behavioral pharmacology, and spinal cord slice recording are utilized in the studies.

Preference will be given to an applicant who is self-motivated, interested in pursuing an academic research career, an independent thinker, and has experience in using one or more of the following techniques: chronic pain models, behavioral pharmacology, immunohistochemistry, and spinal cord slice recording. Experience in one or more of the following preferred: in vitro and in animal models, cellular and molecular biology techniques, histochemistry, rodent neuropathic pain (peripheral nerve injury and trigeminal nerve injury) models, behavioral pharmacology, and spinal cord slice recording are utilized in the studies.

Appointment ranking will depend on the qualifications and experience of the candidate. The candidate for a title in this series must have earned a doctorate or its equivalent. A candidate for appointment in this series shall be judged by the criteria specified below:

  • Demonstrated significant, original, and creative contributions to a research or creative program or project.
  • Professional competence and activity

Appointees in this series need not demonstrate the same independence or scholarly breadth as members of the Professor or Professional Research series. University and public service are encouraged but not required.

Please visit our department website to see most current research projects: https://www.anesthesiology.uci.edu/

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidate must have a PhD or MD/PhD

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF09073

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/Irvine, CA