Postdoctoral Scholar - Synthetic Biology and Protein Engineering

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University of California Irvine

Postdoctoral Scholar - Synthetic Biology and Protein Engineering

The UCI Department of Biomedical Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for three postdoctoral scholars to join Professor Chang C. Liu's Laboratory to carry out fully-funded projects aimed at developing and applying specialized genetic systems for rapid mutation, continuous protein and enzyme evolution. Go to or contact Prof. Chang Liu ([email protected]) for more information on project areas.

Requirements: Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in bioengineering, molecular biology, biochemistry, computational biology, biophysics, cell biology, chemical biology, chemistry, or related field. Research experience in experimental synthetic biology, molecular biology, chemical biology, and/or cell biology is preferred, but any exceptionally creative and driven scientist interested will be thoroughly considered.

Note that the University of California limits the total duration of an individual's postdoctoral service to five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience. Position has medical, dental and vision benefits.

Application Procedure: Applicants will need to upload their curriculum vitae, cover letter with a brief description of relevant experience and interests, and contact information of at least three references to our online RECRUIT system at

Position will remain open until filled. The preferred start date for this position is between December 2020 to September 2021.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence through diversity. 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: 10/14/2020
Application Due: 12/13/2020
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