Postdoctoral Scholar - Piomelli Laboratory

Jul 06, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of California, Irvine

Postdoctoral Scholar - Piomelli Laboratory

Recruitment Period Open July 1st, 2018 through September 15th, 2018 Description

Postdoctoral scholar positions are available in the Piomelli laboratory at the University of California Irvine. We are looking for outstanding candidates interested in the role of lipid signaling in the control of pain and inflammation. Our work in this area is focused on the molecular control and pharmacological modulation of novel lipid signaling pathways involved in the host defense process.

To learn more about this research program, please read:

UC Irvine is a world-class research university with highly ranked research programs in neuroscience and biological sciences. Our Southern California location is home to one of the largest academic research and biotechnology hubs in the US. Lab members enjoy direct access to this outstanding community of neuroscientists and clinicians as well as the wide range of recreational activities available in our region.

Requirements: Competitive applicants will have at least one high-quality, first-author publication. The successful candidate(s) will have a Ph.D. with established expertise in either of two areas:

  1. Molecular and cellular biology. Candidates with hands-on knowledge of immunostaining and cellular imaging techniques are especially encouraged to apply.
  2. In vivo animal models of pain and inflammation. Candidates with experience in model of spontaneous pain are especially encouraged to apply.

To apply: Please visit the UC Irvine RECRUIT website located at:

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following materials:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Contact information for 2-3 references
  3. Research Statement - describe prior experience, future goals, and address how you think you can contribute to the overall research direction of the Piomelli laboratory

To learn more about the position, feel free to email me directly at [email protected]

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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