Professor of Biology

University of California Irvine

Professor of Biology

Job #JPF08809
  • Biological Chemistry / School of Medicine / UC Irvine

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $86,500-$228,600. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Professorial Series-Health Sciences Compensation Plan. This position may include membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, which provides eligibility for additional compensation.

Application Window

Open date: February 14, 2024

Next review date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Feb 13, 2025 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 Biological Chemistry and The Center for Epigenetics and Metabolism (CEM) in the UCI School of Medicine invites applications for an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR position. Exceptional candidates at the FULL PROFESSOR rank will be considered. We seek outstanding candidates with a research focus on uncovering genetic and epigenetic mechanisms that are related to disease development, and a focus on CRISPR-based screening and editing for therapy.

The CEM is highly interdisciplinary, with particular strengths in epigenetics, cancer, metabolism, neurodegenerative diseases, circadian biology, fungal infection, and bioinformatics. Faculty of the CEM benefit from potentially joining and collaborating with colleagues in the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, the cancer center-affiliated Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the Institute for Immunology, and the Center for Virus Research.

UCI is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). These federal designations align with UCI’s aspiration to be a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. We seek faculty who are committed to diversity as well as diverse faculty who will be role models for our students.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree.

Application Requirements

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Professional references will be required/requested in the final stages of recruitment.

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About UC Irvine

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.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA

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