The University of California, Merced is a dynamic new university campus in Merced, California, which opened in September 2005 as the tenth campus of the University of California and the first American research university in the 21st century. In keeping with the mission of the University to provide teaching, research and public service of the highest quality, UC Merced offers research-centered and student-oriented educational opportunities at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels through three academic schools: Engineering, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences/Humanities/Arts.
The postdoc will work on projects related to the regulation of signaling transduction in brain development. The candidate is expected to conduct experiments in cultured cells and in mouse model, to interpret the results, and to write manuscripts on the results. The candidate is also expected to develop his/her own research questions within the scope of the project. This candidate may also be involved in grant writing and student mentoring.
The University of California, Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. The University is supportive of dual career couples.
Qualifications include a PhD in Cell Biology, Developmental Biology or related field and familiarity with cell biology and animal experiments. Preference will be given to applicants with profound experience in cell biology and signaling transduction.
Salary is based on the University of California Academic Salary Scales.
Review of applications will begin on 05/20/2017. The position will remain open until filled. The final end date for this position is June 30, 2017.
Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) a list of 1 to 3 references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e- mail address submitted through AP Recruit during the application process and 4) diversity statement.
For more information, please contact Xuecai Ge, PhD. Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology Unit, UC Merced firstname.lastname@example.org / phone: 617-470-6498.
UC Merced is the first new American research university built in the 21st century, with a mission of research, teaching and service. The campus opened Sept. 5, 2005, in the San Joaquin Valley. The university is about an hour north of Fresno, two hours south of Sacramento, two hours southeast of San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, and 90 minutes west of Yosemite National Park.