Postdoctoral Position in Systems Genetics, Cardiac and Metabolic Physiology

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University of California, Irvine

Postdoctoral Position in Systems Genetics, Cardiac and Metabolic Physiology

Recruitment Period
Open September 6th, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Description

Postdoctoral Position in Systems Genetics, Cardiac and Metabolic Physiology

A postdoctoral position is available within the Seldin Lab at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine). Our lab is interested in understanding mechanisms of tissue-tissue communication using both informatics and experimental approaches. Specifically, we survey mouse and human population data (ex. RNA-sequencing) for striking patterns of endocrine interactions then mechanistically dissect using gain- or loss-of-function models. We have a particular interest in identification of regulators of skeletal muscle and cardiac physiology.

We are seeking independent and motivated postdoctoral candidates interested in a multi-disciplinary approach to Physiology. This is a new lab at UCI and we are open to diverse questions in biology and disease. While some bioinformatics expertise is an advantage, it is not required. Experience with mouse models of disease, basic biochemical techniques and an understanding of physiology is needed.

Relevant publications for the lab can be found here:

The Seldin Lab is part of the Department of Biological Chemistry and the Center for Epigenetics and Metabolism at UC Irvine. We are located in Southern California, between Los Angeles and San Diego. For further details about UC Irvine and Southern California, please see:

Additional information regarding the position can be obtained by contacting:
Professor Marcus Seldin
[email protected]

To Apply: Interested candidates should apply through UC Irvine's RECRUIT system located at:

Each application must contain the following items:

  • Brief statement of research interests and future goals
  • CV detailing research experience, publications, any fellowships obtained during the training period, and other relevant information
  • List of any manuscripts in preparation or currently under review
  • Names of 3 references that are familiar with the research experience of the candidate and can provide letters of recommendation upon request

    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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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/9/2019
    Application Due: 11/8/2019
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