University of California, Irvine

Assistant Professor in Stem Cell Biology or Regenerative Biology

Department of Developmental and Cell Biology

Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology. We seek candidates with an interest in stem cell or regeneration biology, broadly defined. Applicants should pursue research in the major areas of interest of the department, including, but not limited to developmental biology, stem cell and/or niche biology, regeneration and cancer stem cells. Priority will be given to candidates whose research will benefit from interdisciplinary collaborations, interactions with members of the department (, and from affiliation with campus centers and institutes.

The successful applicant is expected to conduct a vibrant research program, contribute to the teaching and service missions of the University of California, and share our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please send a curriculum vitae, 3-page summary of research accomplishments and goals, 1-page statement of teaching and mentoring experience and philosophy, 1-page statement highlighting past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and at least three letters of reference via the online recruitment URL: Evaluation criteria for the research, teaching, and diversity statements are provided at the online recruitment URL. Applications completed by March 7, 2021 will be granted full consideration. Any questions about the suitability of an applicant for this opportunity can be directed to the search chair, Peter Donovan

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Biological Sciences is recognized as a national leader in the development of programs designed to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in the biomedical sciences and is firmly committed to the ideals of equity, diversity, and inclusion (, UCI is an Hispanic-Serving Institution, an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander – Serving Institution, and a charter member of the AAAS SEA Change initiative that supports institutional efforts to increase access and success for students, faculty, and staff from groups marginalized in STEMM ( Programs are available to meet the needs of dual- career academic partners. Faculty are eligible for subsidized housing and a Mortgage Origination Program. UC Irvine ( is located 10 minutes from the coast (, is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 10 public universities, and has recently been designated the #1 university doing the most for the American dream. The city of Irvine is home to excellent parks, schools, entertainment opportunities, and a diverse citizenry.

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: 2021-03-24