Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Genetics and Genomics

University of California, Irvine

Irvine, CA

ID: 7077693
Posted: April 27, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine seeks a highly motivated Postdoctoral Research Associate to study population genetics and genomics of malaria parasites or mosquito vectors in the laboratory of Dr. Guiyun Yan ( Areas of particular interests include population genetics and genomics, bioinformatics, and genomic epidemiology. This is a multi-year funded position, contingent upon satisfactory performance and availability of project funding.

The candidates must hold a Ph.D. and possess an outstanding publication record. Candidates should have a strong background in one of the following areas: population genetics, genomics, molecular evolution, and bioinformatics. Prior research experience on mosquitoes or parasites is highly desired, but not required. Must possess strong communication skills, excellent organizational skills and proficient working knowledge of bioinformatics, population genetics and genomics.

Interested applicant should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of past accomplishment and contact information of at least 3 references by email to: [email protected]

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.