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Post Doctoral Scholar--Pool Recruitment

We are no longer accepting applications for this recruitment


The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Irvine anticipates openings for Postdoctoral Scholars in the following fields: General Neurology, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, Movement Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, Neuromuscular Disease, Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neuro-Otology, Clinical Neuropsychology, Pain Management and Stroke.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent by the start of the appointment and have a background in neurology/neuroscience related. Preference will be given to candidates who have recently obtained their doctoral degree.

Additional Information:

Postdoctoral Scholars will conduct research under the general oversight of a faculty mentor and are expected to contribute to the academic community by enhancing the research and education programs of the University. Positions are dependent upon extramural funding and require a minimum appointment of one year. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Initial appointments are and renewal is based on availability of support. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Substantive inquiries about the positions should be directed to:

Steven L. Small, Ph.D., M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Neurology
101 The City Drive South
Bldg. 53, Room 204
Orange, CA 92868-4280

TO APPLY: Please log onto UCI’s RECRUIT located at:

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:

  1. Cover letter—Please discuss current research and future plans.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and Contact Information of Three References
  4. Diversity Statement

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.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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

  • Cover Letter - Please discuss current research and future plans.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)