University of California, Irvine: Postdoc in Cancer Biology

The Cancer Biology & Therapeutics (CBT) training program ( at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) is actively seeking applications from underrepresented minority candidates for postdoctoral positions. UCI has a strong, campus-wide commitment to inclusive excellence; and, the School of Biological Sciences hosts multiple minority scientist training progams ( UC Irvine has a world class cancer research enterprise including a NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center ( and an NCATS-supported Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences ( The CBT program is supported by a T32 training grant, currently in its 39th year, from the National Cancer Institute. There are 36 training faculty who maintain diverse research programs to attack the cancer problem using innovative, interdisciplinary approaches. The program supports a variety of educational and professional development activities designed to nurture trainee productivity and career success. Irvine is located in coastal Orange County, a dynamic and diverse community equidistant to Los Angeles and San Diego. There are four postdoctoral positions on the training grant, with the next opening in June, 2018. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Interested candidates should visit the faculty page ( to learn more about research programs of individual laboratories, then contact potential research mentors directly. You may also contact the program director, Dr. David Fruman ([email protected]) or lead administrator, Ms. Nita Driscoll ([email protected]), for more information.

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. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

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last updated 23-Dec-2017