Postdoctoral Scholar - Sajjadi Laboratory

Irvine, CA
Jun 27, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Medicine - Neurology


    Open June 26th, 2017 through December 31st, 2017


    The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a post-doctoral scholar position in the laboratory of Dr. S. Ahmad Sajjadi MD, PhD. The appointment is for 1 year with the possibility of extension upon satisfactory performance. We are seeking a highly motivated investigator with previous experience in neuroimaging acquisition and analysis (MRI +/- PET scan). The candidate should be extremely efficient in working with neuroimaging analysis software packages. Priority will be given to candidates with a recent PhD in neuroscience or related fields and strong organizational and communication skills. The main purpose of this appointment is to help establish a cohort of less usual forms of dementia (mainly frontotemporal dementia) at the University of California, Irvine who will undergo neuroimaging and regular clinical and neuropsychological assessments. Therefore, background in neuropsychology and/or speech pathology will be desirable. The position requires an individual who is an effective team player, highly organized, and innovative.

    Candidates must possess an advanced Degree (MD or PhD) by or prior to appointment start date.

    Additional Information:
    Applicants who have a willingness to get involved with IRB communications, prior publication (first author), and strong written and verbal communication skills are preferred.
    Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Substantive inquiries about the positions should be directed to:
    Seyed Ahmad Sajjadi, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    200 S. Manchester, Ste. 2016
    Orange, CA 92868-4280

    TO APPLY: Please log onto UC Irvine's AP RECRUIT site:
    Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:
    1. Cover letter-Please discuss current research and future plans.
    2. Curriculum vitae
    3. Names and Contact Information of Three References
    4. Diversity Statement

    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


    • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    • Cover Letter
    • Statement of Research (Optional)
    • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
    • 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 (Optional)
    3 references required (contact information only)


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    3. If any, provide required reference information

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