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Postdoctoral Scholars, Beckman Laser Institute

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 rank and step at appointment. See Table []

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

The Beckman Laser Institute at the University of California, Irvine anticipates openings for postdoctoral scholar positions (Levels 0-IV) for the 2024-25 academic year.

Candidate should possess the ability to work in an interdisciplinary team setting.

Experience in molecular biology and cell culture is also desirable.
Seeking qualified candidates with experience in the following biomedical engineering fields:

Biomedical photonics/optoelectronics
Biomedical nano- and microscale systems/fabrication
Biomedical computation/modeling
Biomolecular and cellular engineering
Tissue/regenerative engineering
Systems biology
Cardiovascular engineering

These positions require a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, electrical or optical engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, chemistry, or biology and experience in the field / research areas listed above. Alternatively, candidates can have an M.D. or the foreign equivalent.

This is an ongoing recruitment and positions are dependent upon the availability of extramural funding. Initial appointments are for two years and renewal is based on job performance and availability of support. Note: Total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates can either have their PhD or MD (or foreign equivalent) at the time of the application or they could be working towards the PhD or MD.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent by the start of the appointment.

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

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