The Mortazavi lab in the department of Developmental and Cell Biology at UCI is recruiting a junior specialist position for work on the functional genomics in human and mouse. Requirements include a bachelors in biology or biotechnology, experience with (a) tissue culture, (b) building RNA-seq and ATAC-seq libraries in mammals, and general ability to design as well as carry out experiments. Preference will be given to candidates with class work or research work in functional genomics as well as familiarity with sequencing platforms.

Qualified candidates should submit (1) curriculum vitae, including all previous work experience (scientific or not) (2) cover letter that includes a synopsis of experience and interests and (3) contact information for three references to the following recruitment URL:

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.


Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 required (contact information only)