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Postdoctoral Scholar in Cell Signaling and Neurodevelopment

Position overview

Position title: Cell Signaling and Neurodevelopment
Salary range: UCOP salary scale
Percent time: 100
Anticipated start: 01/01/2023
Position duration: 4-5 Years

Application Window

Open date: July 22nd, 2022

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jul 21, 2023 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 postdoctoral researcher will work on projects related to the regulation of signaling transduction in brain development. The candidate is expected to conduct experiments in cultured cells and in mouse model, to interpret the results, and to write manuscripts on the results. The candidate is expected to develop his/her own research questions within the scope of the project. This candidate will also participate in grant writing and student mentoring, and presenting at scientific meetings. The postdoctoral fellow position is supported by an NIH R01 grant.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications

A PhD degree in the related field of molecular and cell biology, developmental biology, or neurobiology.

Preferred qualifications

Prior training in neurodevelopment or cell signaling and primary cilium.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion. Please review the UC Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC’s Commitment to Diversity

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required
Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/JPF01383

Help contact: dlopes@ucmerced.edu

Campus Information

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 (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).

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Job location

Merced, CA