Associate Project Scientist – Liu Lab

Job description

Associate Project Scientist – Liu Lab Application Window

Open date: April 26th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, May 28, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 4, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.

Position description

The UCI Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for an Associate Project Scientist in the laboratory of Professor Chang Liu. The duties of the position are to 1) carry out a project developing and applying an autonomously mutating barcode in mammalian cells (60%), 2) advise a team of 3-4 undergraduates and PhD students working on DNA recording and continuous protein evolution (15%), and 3) develop and implement research and operation strategies for the Liu lab (25%). The initial appointment will be full-time for a 24-month period with the expectation for renewal based on performance.

Requirements: A PhD in biomedical engineering or related field, 4 or more years of post-PhD research experience in synthetic biology or related fields, excellent interpersonal and organization skills, and strong communication (oral and written) skills are required.


QualificationsBasic qualifications (required at time of application)

    PhD in biomedical engineering or related field.
    Four or more years of post-PhD research experience in synthetic biology or related fields.

Application RequirementsDocument requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)
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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 locationIrvine, CA




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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 6/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time