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Postdoctoral Position in Hematology-Oncology Morizono Lab 2021-2022

Application Window

Open date: January 18th, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 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

The Koki Morizono lab in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is seeking Postdoctoral candidates to research receptors and tropisms of enveloped viruses. The focus of the laboratory is developing targeting lentiviral vectors that can specifically transduce desired cell and tissue types. The lab also investigates the interactions between enveloped viruses and their receptors. Professional responsibilities include experimental design and execution, data analysis, team and conference presentations, literature reviews, and manuscript writing. A PhD is required, or must be a PhD candidate with a graduation date of June 2022 or earlier. The candidate will be encouraged to collaborate broadly with research teams in the David Geffen School of Medicine, the UCLA AIDS Institute, and others. Prior experience with molecular cloning is preferred.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A PhD is required, or must be a PhD candidate with a graduation date of June 2022 or earlier.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs 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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Contact Information only

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07172

Help contact: pramirez@mednet.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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 and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA