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Postdoctoral Position at UC Irvine Department of Neurobiology and Behavior

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 2nd, 2018
Next review date: December 31st, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: December 31st, 2018
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.

Description

A research position is available immediately to study the molecular and epigenetic mechanisms underlying the formation, extinction, and reinstatement of drug-seeking behavior. The project aims to understand epigenetic mechanisms involved in aspects of persistence of drug-seeking. The candidate must have a recent Ph.D. in a neuroscience related field, experience with behavioral neuroscience experiments, and also preferable is experience in the field of addiction neuroscience and modern molecular biology (cell-type and circuit specific approaches). Funding is for minimum of 3 years with possibility of renewal depending on performance and funding. Please send CV, statement of interest, and the names and contact information of 3 references familiar with your academic and research skills to the following online recruitment URL: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF04805

Please cc. Prof. Marcelo Wood (mwood@uci.edu) on any correspondence on this recruitment. Do not send letters of recommendation. Please use the subject line "Postdoc in Epigenetics of Addiction).

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

Requirements

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

  • Statement of Interest

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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