Post Doc in Combination Adjuvants Vaccinology
University of California Irvine School of Medicine
United States

Combination Adjuvants Vaccinology Postdoc

Job #JPF07058
  • Physiology and Biophysics / School of Medicine / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: August 17th, 2021

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 16, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 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.

Position description

One Postdoctoral Fellow position is immediately available in the Vaccine Research & Development Center ( in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics (, University of California Irvine. The Vaccine R&D Center integrates immunology, pharmacology, physical sciences, bioengineering, chemistry, and clinical and translational medicine across the UCI campus, and is dedicated to the study of basic and clinical Vaccine Science.

We are currently seeking a recently-graduated post-doctoral fellow to lead a study using two-photon microscopy to study lymphocyte motility in lymphoid tissues using transgenic mouse models. This project will take advantage of state-of-the-art microscopy facilities at UCI and will be supervised by Dr. Shiva Othy ( The successful candidate will be expected to publish research articles, and to also contribute to collaborative projects ongoing in the Center. This project is part of an NIH-funded project on Molecular Mechanisms of Combination Adjuvants. Details of the project can be seen here (

Successful candidates will have a strong background in mouse immunology and have experience in rodent immunization, immunogenicity studies, and necropsy of tissues. Interest in learning 2-photon microscopy is essential. In addition, the candidate will be capable of working both independently and in a team environment.

Inquires can be made to Dr. Othy (
Applicants should complete the application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for the position:
· A statement describing your experience and future research goals
· A brief statement describing your commitment to an inclusive research environment
· Curriculum vitae
· Names and contact information for 3-4 references

Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Positions are dependent on extramural funding. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Initial appointments are for one year and renewal will be dependent on availability of support. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience





Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Ph.D. in Biomedical, Biological, or related fields and/or MD degree

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement - Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to inclusive excellence will advance UCI's Commitment to Inclusive Excellence. See our guidance for writing an inclusive excellence activities statement.
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Your opportunity to enhance your application packet.(Optional)
  • Statement of Research - Your statement may include a research plan, brief description, and/or scholarly interests .(Optional)
  • PDF's of 3-5 most impactful publications (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
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Campus Information

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 location

Irvine, CA

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