Ion Channel Project Scientists (Assistant/Associate/Full) in Geoffrey W. Abbott, Ph.D. Laboratory

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Ion Channel Project Scientists (Assistant/Associate/Full) in Geoffrey W. Abbott, Ph.D. Laboratory Application Window

Open date: April 28th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Jun 25, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Jul 31, 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 Department of Physiology & Biophysics at University of California, Irvine seeks applications for Project Scientists (Assistant/Associate/ or Full) position beginning July 1, 2021. The candidate will participate in research projects
related to novel modes of ion channel regulation in the CNS. The candidate will participate in research projects related to novel modes of ion channel and transporter function and regulation. The position will involve studies of ion channel and transporter physiology and regulation by small molecules. Prior training and experience are required in one or more of the following areas: two-electrode voltage-clamp, patch-clamp electrophysiology, brain slice electrophysiology, high-throughput drug screening and/or molecular biology with an emphasis on optimization of gene expression in heterologous systems.

The position requires a Ph.D. in biological or biomedical sciences and/or M.D. from an accredited university. Completion of at least four years postdoctoral training in area of specialization at the time of appointment start. Demonstrated ability to write scientific reports and has successfully published research findings in high impact-factor journals as the first author. Demonstrated technical
competency in a variety of research techniques and protocols. Demonstrated ability to apply for research grant. The prospective Ion Channel Project Scientist (Assistant, Associate or Full) will work with Professor Geoffrey Abbott (for more information see
https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5869).

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be based on University of California guidelines for the Project Scientist series and is commensurate with experience. Generous benefits are included https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/forms/pdf/complete-health-benefits-guide-for-employees.pdf.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their application materials at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06745.
• Curriculum vitae
• Publications
• Contact information for three references.
• Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement.

Initial appointment will be for a 12-month period at 100% of time with the possibility of renewal contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance

Lab: https://abbottg.wixsite.com/abbott-lab

Department: http://physiology.uci.edu/

QualificationsBasic qualifications (required at time of application)

    A Ph.D. in biological or biomedical sciences and/or M.D. from an accredited university.
    Completion of at least four years postdoctoral training in area of specialization at the time of appointment start.

Application RequirementsDocument requirementsReference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link:https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06745Campus Information

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: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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