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Postdoctoral Scholar-Health Sciences Research Institute

Recruitment Period

Open September 27th, 2019 through Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Health Sciences Research Institute (HSRI) at University of California, Merced is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Scholar who will be responsible for investigating mechanisms underlying myeloid specification during fetal hematopoiesis using mouse genetics, single cell analysis, and in vivo approaches. The successful candidate will develop an innovative approach to studying blood and immune cell development.

Required Qualifications: Successful applicants must have a PhD in Immunology, Cell Biology, developmental biology, or related field. PhD must be conferred by start date.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to work independently with guidance from principal investigator and collaborators, excellent written communication skills; good organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to mentor graduate and undergraduate students in lab, experience with mouse as model organism and with bioinformatic approaches and analysis of bulk and single-cell sequencing datasets.

Salary is based on the University of California Academic Postdoctoral Scholar Salary scale.

Interested individuals should submit 1) a cover letter describing research experiences and interests, and career goals, 2) curriculum vitae and 3) a list of three references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and email address.

Initial review of applications will begin immediately. Recruitment will remain open until position filled; with a final closing date of 12/31/19. For questions and more information, please contact Anna Beaudin, PhD, at

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (

Job location

Merced, CA


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

  • Cover Letter - Describe research experiences, interests, and career goals.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)