Postdoctoral Scholar - Geoffrey Abbott Lab
University of California-Irvine, School of Medicine - Physiology & Biophysics
United States

Postdoctoral Scholar - Geoffrey Abbott Lab


  • School of Medicine - Physiology & Biophysics



Open January 23rd, 2019 through June 30th, 2019


The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at University of California, Irvine seeks applications for two Postdoctoral Scholar positions beginning May 1, 2019. The candidates will participate in research projects related to novel modes of ion channel and transporter regulation in the CNS and other tissues. One position will involve mechanistic studies of ion channel physiology and regulation and will require prior training and experience in single-channel patch-clamp electrophysiology and mammalian cell culture and heterologous expression of ion channels. The second position will focus on understanding novel modes of ion channel regulation in the CNS and will require prior training and experience in brain slice preparation and electrophysiological recording. For the second position, prior experience in mouse colony maintenance, transgenic mouse genetics and genotyping, and molecular biology will be advantageous but is not essential. The positions each require a Ph.D. in biological or biomedical sciences and/or M.D. from an accredited university. The prospective postdoctoral scholars will work with Professor Geoffrey Abbott (for more information see Initial appointment will be for a 12-month period at 100% of time at NIH-mandated postdoctoral salary levels. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, publications, and contact information for three references. To be considered for apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system at:


Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education



Irvine, CA



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

  • Cover Letter - Your opportunity to enhance your application packet.

  • Statement of Research - Your statement must include a research plan, a brief description, and/or scholarly activities.

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

  • Misc / Additional - Most impactful publications

  • Statement of Teaching - See our guidance for writing a reflective teaching statement. 

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



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