Assistant Researcher- Yassa Lab

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University of California, Irvine

Assistant Researcher- Yassa Lab

Recruitment Period Open June 6th, 2018 through July 6th, 2018 If you apply to this recruitment by July 6th, 2018, you will have until July 7th, 2018 to complete your application. Description

The University of California Irvine, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior is recruiting for an Assistant Researcher. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent and extramurally-funded research program in the neurobiology of learning and memory, with a particular focus on preclinical neuroimaging in animal models of motivated behaviors, drug addiction, and psychiatric disease. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience. UC Irvine, located in Orange County, with a population of more than three million, has a long and distinguished tradition of excellence in neuroscience.

Requirements -Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. degree. The candidate should have a record of high-quality, independent research and an outstanding record of publication. Candidates with extramural funding or submitted applications for mentored or independent awards, particularly from the NIH, are especially sought. It is required that the successful candidate will develop an extramurally-funded research program at a high level of accomplishment, leading to national and international recognition.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should upload a letter of interest along with a curriculum vitae and names of three references along with three letters of recommendation at

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.

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Posted: 6/7/2018
Application Due: 7/9/2018
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