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Project Scientist - James Lab

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Research Opportunities in Genetic Control of Mosquito-borne Diseases at the University of California, Irvine (UCI).

A number of research opportunities are available immediately for PhD or equivalent scientists to contribute to the development of novel genetic technologies for control of mosquito-borne diseases.

Seeking candidates with previous training in broad areas of insect molecular biology and genetics, parasitology or virology.

Please refer to Isaacs et al., 2012 PNAS 109:E1922-1930 PMID: 22689959; Gantz et al., 2015 PNAS 112:E6736-743 PMID: 26598698, for additional information on the nature and scope of the work.

Please include a cover letter directed to Dr. Anthony A. James that includes a synopsis of previous research experience, specific interests in the on-going work, and the names of three persons willing to provide letters of recommendation.

Application Procedure –

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


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • 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)