Postdoctoral Scholar - 2023Integrative Biology & Physiology University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF08639
We are seeking highly motivated postdoctoral researchers to join our team in advancing research in cultured meat. The successful candidate will be passionate about driving discoveries that have both fundamental and translational impact to advance sustainable food systems.
The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant area of Life Sciences; Physical Sciences or Engineering (e.g. mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, physics); and/or Food Science. Experience with cell-matrix interactions, mechanobiology, muscle biology, cell culture, and/or meat science is preferred but not essential. The applicant must be highly self-motivated, ambitious, and demonstrate an excellent record of scientific achievements. Excellent skills in scientific communication, both orally and in writing, are expected and a strong drive to pursuing a career in academia is vital. The successful applicant will join a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary research environment as well as the vibrant research community of UCLA, which has a strong community of researchers in mechanobiology and muscle biology.
For questions about the position, please contact Professor Amy Rowat (email@example.com) and/or Professor Rachelle Crosbie (firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidates interested in the position should send a full CV as well as a cover letter that includes a brief statement of their research experience and interests. If selected for an interview, candidates will be asked to provide names of three references.
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, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction jeid-e061e1599c03414881bf6ed0b9ffb7fc
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.