The School of Biological Sciences at the University of California Irvine is a premier institution focused on the science of life. For over 50 years, training the next generation of biologists and providing solutions to society's grand challenges have been central to the mission of the School. Faculty specializing in research areas ranging from single cell communication to entire ecosystems participate in a wide range of multidisciplinary and collaborative academic and research projects in the areas of: learning and memory, structural biology, genetics, developmental biology, cancer biology, mechanisms of gene expression, exercise physiology, cell biology, ecology, and virology. The School is dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching, encouraging and offering support for the development of courses that incorporate evidence-based teaching practices, active learning strategies, and technologies that facilitate student engagement. The School is recognized as a national leader in the development of programs designed to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities in the biomedical sciences (port.bio.uci.edu/about/) and is firmly committed to the ideals of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Career partners programs are available to meet the needs of dual-career academic partners, while subsidized faculty and staff housing and a Mortgage Origination Program are offered to facilitate the purchase of a home. UC Irvine is located 10 minutes from the coast; and, the city of Irvine is home to excellent parks, schools, and entertainment opportunities.
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.