Postdoctoral Scholar in Digestive Diseases
University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
United States

Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Digestive Diseases

Job #JPF05526
  • David Geffen School Of Medicin - MEDICINE-GASTROENTEROLOGY

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 18th, 2020

Next review date: Monday, Jun 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jul 31, 2020 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 Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, invites applicants for a Postdoctoral Scholar position in the Stress-Neurogastroenterology laboratory. The Postdoctoral Scholar will participate in projects involving anatomical profiling of neuronal circuits in the gut-bladder-autonomic nervous system, using tracing, immunohistochemistry, multiple labeling, tissue clearing and 3D neuronal tracing, image reconstruction and molecular biology assays.

A PhD, DVM and/or MD is required, along with some experience and interest in neuroanatomical and immunohistochemical studies and in microscopy and imaging processing. Knowledge and experiences are preferred in the following: enteric nervous, vagal, spinal autonomic and sensory systems, confocal and multiple photons microscopy, and image processing. The candidate must be enthusiastic, have strong written and oral communication skills, be highly motivated, intellectually creative, able to work independently, and function well as part of a team. The candidate will be expected to contribute to ongoing projects and expand novel independent research projects in a collaborative research environment. The position will offer an excellent opportunity to advance in career path and to obtain training in new methodological approaches.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination & affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Detailing research interests and career goals.
  • Statement of Research - Provide up to 3 relevant papers.
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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