Postdoctoral Scholar in Computational Systems Biology or/and Bioinformatics

Job description

  • School of Physical Sciences - Mathematics


    Open date: September 3rd, 2018

    Next review date: October 1st, 2018
    Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

    Final date: June 30th, 2019
    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.


    Multiple postdoctoral researcher openings are available in the area of Computational Systems Biology or/and Bioinformatics in University of California, Irvine. The successful candidates will work with Professor Qing Nie on one or multiple projects funded by NIH, NSF, or a couple of private foundations. Examples of those projects include "Multiscale Models of Wound Cell Plasticity for Regeneration", "Spatial Dynamics of Tissue and Organ Size Control", "Early Mammalian Embryo Development: Stochastic Modeling and Experiment", and "Understanding the Role of Cell Plasticity in Medicating Drug Resistance". The postdoctoral fellows, whose primary responsibility is on modeling and computations, are expected to closely work with experimentalists in an interdisciplinary research environment on one or more projects. The postdoctoral fellows will also be part of the new NSF-Simons Center for Multiscale Cell Fate Research (

    The position is renewable up to three years based upon availability of funding and performance of the postdoctoral fellow. Applicants must possess a PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science Physics, Engineering, Biology or related fields.

    The review process is ongoing and will continue until positions are filled. Appointments can start as early as October 1, 2018.

    For further inquiry on the positions, please contact Qing Nie ([email protected]). Please Reference Job #JPF04839 in subject line of all correspondence.

    Completed applications must be submitted electronically through and must contain:
    (1) Cover letter
    (2) Curriculum Vitae
    (3) Research statement
    (4) Two reference letters should submitted through

    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


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

    Reference requirements
    • 2 letters of reference required


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    Posted: 11/4/2018
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