Junior Specialist in Gene Expression
University of California Irvine School of Biological Sciences
United States

Junior Specialist in Gene Expression

Job #JPF06007
  • School of Biological Sciences - Developmental and Cell Biology

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 9th, 2020

Next review date: Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Jun 8, 2020 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.


The Wunderlich lab in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology at UCI is seeking applicants for a Junior Specialist (technician) position. The lab studies the mechanisms of how regulatory DNA, like promoters and enhancers, control gene expression, both in development and in the innate immune response.

The incumbent will assist lab members with their research projects and will help with general lab tasks. The research component will involve molecular biology, Drosophila genetics, and possibly microscopy and cell culture. The general lab tasks will include media preparation and Drosophila stock maintenance.

A successful candidate will demonstrate open communication, a strong sense of responsibility, a desire to learn new skills and be part of a scientific team. We seek candidates who show evidence of their willingness to try new things and to bring projects to completion (in any setting, scientific or otherwise). An undergraduate degree is required and experience in molecular biology is advantageous.

The lab has an excellent culture with a supportive team-oriented working environment. There is a commitment to mentorship and career development. Opportunities to advance oral and written communication skills and to attend scientific seminars will be available.

Qualified candidates should submit (1) curriculum vitae, including all previous work experience (scientific or not) (2) cover letter that includes a synopsis of experience and interests and (3) contact information for three references to the following recruitment URL: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06007

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 (Optional)
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
  • (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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