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Junior Specialist - Mortazavi Lab

Application Window

Open date: June 3rd, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Sep 30, 2022 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 Mortazavi lab in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a specialist at the junior level. Our group studies the applications of genomics, computation and sequencing technologies to the analysis of transcriptional regulation in development. More information about our research interests can be found at:

Requirements for the position include:
• a B.S. or higher in Biology, biotechnology, genetics, molecular biology or other closely related field.
• attentive to details and have strong organizational skills.
• can work independently as well as collaboratively.
Preferences will be given to candidates with experience in genetics.
Responsibilities of the position include:
• functional genomics library preparation and sequencing of mouse strains. Will train a candidate in building RNA-seq and ATAC-seq libraries in mammals.
• maintain and organize laboratory equipment and inventory.
• assist with laboratory safety.
• assist with research projects.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be directed via email to Dr. Ali Mortazavi;

Application Procedure: Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Accepting all applicants

Application Requirements

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

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