Professor of Stem Cell Biology and Genome Integrity

University of California, Irvine

The Department of Biological Chemistry and The Center for Epigenetics and Metabolism (CEM) in the UCI School of Medicine invites applications for an ASSISTANT PROFESSOR or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR position. Exceptional candidates at the FULL PROFESSOR rank will be considered. We seek outstanding candidates with a research focus on uncovering genetic and epigenetic mechanisms that are related to disease development, and a focus on CRISPR-based screening and editing for therapy.

The CEM is highly interdisciplinary, with particular strengths in epigenetics, cancer, metabolism, neurodegenerative diseases, circadian biology, fungal infection, and bioinformatics. Faculty of the CEM benefit from potentially joining and collaborating with colleagues in the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, the cancer center-affiliated Cancer Research Institute (CRI), the Institute for Immunology, and the Center for Virus Research.

UCI is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). These federal designations align with UCI’s aspiration to be a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence. We seek faculty who are committed to diversity as well as diverse faculty who will be role models for our students.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Applicants should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree.

Document requirements

Reference requirements
3 required (contact information only)
Professional references will be required/requested in the final stages of recruitment.

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $86,500-$228,600. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Professorial Series-Health Sciences Compensation Plan. This position may include membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, which provides eligibility for additional compensation.

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