A Postdoctoral position in the areas of cancer cell biology is available immediately in the Edinger lab at the University of California, Irvine. The Applicant would participate in studies investigating novel strategies to limit tumor growth and overcome drug resistance by modulating endolysosomal trafficking and or macropinocytosis. For more information on Edinger lab projects and publications, please visit https://edingerlab.bio.uci.edu/.
Expertise in confocal microscopy, standard molecular/cell biology techniques, biochemistry, and tumor studies in mice is desirable, but training in these areas is available. Successful applicants will be passionate about science, have record of productivity, show interest in applying cutting-edge techniques, and be able to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. American citizens and permanent residents are eligible for positions on the Interdisciplinary Cancer Biology NCI-supported T32 training grant offering increased opportunities for mentoring and career development. Irvine is located near the coast, mid-way between Los Angeles and San Diego. UC Irvine is the home of the NCI-designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and hosts a strong community of collaborative, interdisciplinary researchers interested in cancer cell biology. The collegial atmosphere at UCI facilitates collaboration, and the successful applicant will need to work effectively as a part of a scientific team. UC Irvine is committed to providing both resources and a workplace climate to expand the participation of underrepresented groups in STEM. Recruitment stipends are available for applicants with a strong record of and commitment to activities promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the sciences. UC postdocs are also eligible to apply for the UC Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (https://ppfp.ucop.edu/info/about-ppfp/index.html) which offers enhanced opportunities to obtain tenure track positions at all UC campuses.
Please submit a CV and a cover letter including short summary of past research accomplishments/future goals online at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF08032.
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.