Postdoctoral Scholar, Physiology & Biophysics @ University of California, Irvine

September 7, 2021


Open date: August 30th, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 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.


The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at University of California, Irvine seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position beginning on or before July 1, 2022. 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, patchclamp electrophysiology, brain slice electrophysiology, high-throughput drug screening and/or molecular biology with an emphasis on optimization of ion channel gene expression in heterologous systems. The position requires a Ph.D. in biological or biomedical sciences and/or M.D. from an accredited university. The
prospective postdoctoral scholars will work with Professor Geoffrey Abbott (for more information see

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and based on UC Irvine Postdoctoral salary scale. Generous benefits are included

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit their application materials at
• 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. 





Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Ph.D. in biological or biomedical sciences and/or M.D. from an accredited university. 


    Document requirements

    Reference requirements

    • 3-5 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.

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