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Specialist Series, Open Ranks, Durkin Lab

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $53,100-$188,200. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table https://sites.uci.edu/academicpersonnel/files/2023/02/spec-v2.pdf

Application Window

Open date: July 3, 2024

Next review date: Saturday, Aug 3, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

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

Prof. Anthony J. Durkin/The Durkin lab anticipates openings for Junior, Assistant, Associate, and Full Specialists in his group. Preference will be given to applicants with an interest in translational optical imaging and the ability to work in a highly collaborative, interdisciplinary setting. Preference will also be given to candidates with experience assembling instrumentation. Professional communication skills, both written and oral, are very much preferred, as is a willingness to help manage projects. Experience in biophotonics and tissue optics. Experience with MATLAB programming is desirable.

Responsibilities include collection and analysis of Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging data from in both preclinical and clinical settings as well as instrument design, fabrication, validation and application.

Requirements:
All appointments are for one year with the potential for extension dependent upon performance and funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine’s RECRUIT located https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF09087

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree preferably in Physics, Chemistry, or Optical Engineering.

Junior Specialists - Should possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree preferably in Biology, Biological Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, or Optical Engineering) or equivalent research experience.

Assistant Specialists - Should possess expertise consistent with four to six years of training and/or experience in the relevant specialization. Appropriate qualifications for appointees at this rank would include possession of a Master's degree in a relevant discipline, or possession of a relevant baccalaureate degree plus three or more years of research experience.

Associate Specialist - should possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Associate Specialists are normally expected to have a record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published or inpress research in the field and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.

Specialist - should possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Specialists at full rank are normally expected to have a significant record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published or in-press research in the field, professional recognition in the field, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF09087

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