Postdoctoral Scholar in Developmental and Cell Biology
University of California Irvine School of Biological Sciences
United States

Postdoctoral Scholar - Edinger Lab

Job #JPF07407
  • Developmental and Cell Biology / School of Biological Sciences / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: March 14th, 2022

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

Final date: Thursday, Jun 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

A Postdoctoral position in the areas of cancer cell biology, metabolism, and endolysosomal trafficking is available immediately in the Edinger lab at the University of California, Irvine. The Applicant would participate in studies investigating novel strategies to limit tumor growth and to overcome resistance to approved therapies. For more information on the Edinger lab, please visit

The project will entail confocal microscopy, standard molecular/cell biology techniques, and tumor studies in mice. Applicants who have recently obtained a PhD and have experience in these areas are especially encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will be self-motivated, have a strong record of productivity, and a passion for science. American citizens and permanent residents are eligible for positions on the Interdisciplinary Cancer Biology NCI-supported T32 training grant offering increased opportunities for mentoring and career development.

Irvine is located near the coast, mid-way between Los Angeles and San Diego. UC Irvine is the home of the NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and hosts a strong community of collaborative, interdisciplinary researchers interested in cancer cell biology. The collegial atmosphere at UCI facilitates collaboration, and the successful applicant will need to work effectively as a part of a scientific team.

UC Irvine is committed to providing both resources and a workplace climate to expand the participation of underrepresented groups in STEM. Recruitment stipends are available for applicants with a strong record of and commitment to activities promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the sciences. UC postdocs are also eligible to apply for the UC Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program ( which offers enhanced opportunities to obtain tenure track positions at all UC campuses.

Please submit a CV and a cover letter including short summary of past research accomplishments/future goals online at


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Accepting All Applications

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
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

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