Postdoctoral Scholar in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

University of California Irvine School of Biological Sciences

Postdoctoral Scholar – Tinoco Lab

Job #JPF07038
  • Molecular Biology and Biochemistry / School of Biological Sciences / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: August 3rd, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Sep 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Dec 10, 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

Postdoctoral Scholar - Tinoco Lab

Position description:
A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Roberto Tinoco in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. The Tinoco lab studies the function of immune checkpoints in murine models of chronic viral infection and cancer. We are a cancer immunology and viral immunology lab. This project, funded by a grant from the NIH, will use a combination of molecular and cellular tools and conditional gene knockout mice to assess the function of T cells in virally infected hosts or in tumors. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent on the availability of adequate funding and performance. More information about our research can be found at https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=6772.

The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and a recent graduate with a PhD or MD/PhD degree with strong academic training in immunology or related field.

Requirements:
• Research experience working with animals, flow cytometry, single cell sequencing / analysis is preferred but not required
• Proven track record of troubleshooting and problem solving
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple projects in and bring projects to completion
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Willingness to learn new approaches and techniques
• Collaborative approach to science

For more information about this position, contact Dr. Roberto Tinoco at rtinoco@uci.edu.

Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:

https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07038

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

UCI provides excellent support for postdocs (https://grad.uci.edu/about-us/postdoctoral-scholars/), which includes the development of leadership and teaching skills, career development, and full benefits. Several childcare services are available on campus. UCI campus is located at a driving distance to Los Angeles and San Diego, and 5 miles from the beach.

Lab: https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=6772

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Accepting all applicants

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
  • (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07038

Campus 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.

Job location

Irvine, Ca