Ion Channel Postdoctoral Scholar

Irvine, CA 92697
United States
Job Posted Date: 
May 10, 2021
Postdoc Positions
Life Sciences

The Department of Physiology & Biophysics at University of California, Irvine seeks applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar position beginning July 1, 2021. 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, patch-clamp electrophysiology, brain slice electrophysiology, high-throughput drug screening and/or molecular biology with an emphasis on optimization of gene expression in heterologous systems.

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

Initial appointment will be for a 12-month period at 100% of time with the possibility of renewal contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance.

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 Requirements: 

The position requires a Ph.D. in biological or biomedical sciences and/or M.D. from an accredited university.

How to Apply: 

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.