Postdoctoral Scholar - The HERO Laboratory

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University of California, Irvine

Postdoctoral Scholar - The HERO Laboratory

Recruitment Period Open date: December 19th, 2018 Next review date: December 31st, 2018
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: January 18th, 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. Description

The HERO Laboratory transited to UC Irvine in Fall 2018 and we invite applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar with salary based on qualifications and experience. The guideline for pay scales at UC Irvine can be found here

A Ph.D. degree, at the time of hire, in Biomedical Engineering, Experimental Biology or related fields. Applicants should have expertise in the following areas:

a. Genomics and Proteomics: Molecular cloning, Phage display, Sequencing, Pyrosequencing, Real-time PCR, RT-PCR and Hybridization techniques.
Immunoblotting, ELISA, Immunocytochemistry, 2D-electrophoresis, FPLC, MALDI-TOF/Mascot, high throughput screening for biomarkers Systems and integrated circuits (including analog/radio-frequency) for communications and networking.

b. Cellular Biology: Cell culture and cellular phenotyping

c. Nanotechnology and Chemical modification: Synthesis of plasmonic nanoparticles, Magnetic nanoparticles, DNA-directed nanoparticles, Metal-organic framework (MOF), Surface chemistry and bioconjugation.

d. Analytical systems: TEM (Transmission electron microscopy), SEM (Scanning electron microscopy), AFM (Atomic force microscopy), SPM (Scanning probe microscopy), FT-IR, LSPR, SERS, EDX (Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy).

e. Lab-on-a-chip and point-of-care devices.

The successful candidate will report to Dr. Hung Cao and work jointly with other faculty members in Departments of EECS and BME as well as biological sciences. The candidate will be expected to conduct research, publish papers, and coordinate a number of activities involving proposal generation, supervision of students and presentation of research results on various media, including the web.

The initial appointment will be for 12 months and salary depends on the applicant's qualifications. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent upon the availability of adequate funding and performance.

Application Procedure: Apply by submitting your application to our online RECRUIT system 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: 12/26/2018
Application Due: 1/21/2019
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