Postdoctoral Scholar - Synthetic Biology

Will remain open until filled

The UCI Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering is currently accepting applications for 1 to 2 Postdoctoral Scholars to join the laboratory of Professor Chang C. Liu. Individuals will carry out projects aimed at designing and applying specialized genetic systems for rapid mutation, directed evolution and continuous cellular barcoding. Go to or contact Prof. Chang Liu ( for more information on project areas.

Requirements:  Research experience in experimental synthetic biology, molecular biology, chemical biology and/or cell biology is preferred, but any interested, exceptionally creative and driven scientist will be thoroughly considered. This position requires a Ph.D. in biology, chemistry or related discipline. Note: Total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and years of experience.

Application Procedure:  Applicants should upload curriculum vitae, names/addresses of three references and a cover letter outlining their interest to our online RECRUIT system at

The preferred start date for this position is September 2017 to January 2018.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence through diversity. 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.