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Job ID: 189192

Postdoctoral fellow
University of California, Irvine

Date Posted Jul. 5, 2022
Title Postdoctoral fellow
University University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA, United States
Department Departments of Biological Chemistry and Dermatology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Biomedical Sciences

Postdoctoral applications are being sought from recent Ph.D. graduates.  Positions are immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Xing Dai in the Departments of Biological Chemistry and Dermatology at University of California, Irvine for research related to the molecular control of skin repair/regeneration, inflammation, and cell-cell communications. Strong training in molecular biology and cell culture is required. Experience with cell biology, lentiviral gene delivery, and/or animal models is preferred but not required.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The applicants will be working on federally funded research projects that are built on our recent discoveries regarding epithelial plasticity, stem cell regulation, wound healing, and epithelial-immune cross-talks (e.g., Lee et al. Dev Cell. 2014. 29(1):47-58; Haensel et al. Cell Reports. 2020. 30(11):3932-3947.e6.; Han et al. Cell Reports 2022. 38(2):110240.; Dragan et al. JID 2022. 142(3 Pt A):583-593.e5.).  Additional information about the research program can be found by contacting Dr. Dai at or at:

  • 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.

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  • Xing Dai
    Departments of Biological Chemistry and Dermatology
    University of California, Irvine
    Irvine, CA


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