Postdoctoral Scholar

Irvine, CA
Salary is commensurate with experience.
March 17 2017
Postdoctoral Scholar in Microfluidics Diagnostics
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

A Postdoctoral position is available at the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, to develop microfluidics-based single-cell technologies for immune agent screening and development. Individuals with experience in microfluidics, especially droplet or microwell-based systems, microfabrication, optics, single-cell technology, antibody screening, Car-T technologies and sequencing techniques are particularly encouraged to apply. This position is in the lab of Dr. Weian Zhao (, located in the Stem Cell Center, which is a state-of-the-art facility. Successful candidates will join an interdisciplinary and collaborative team working with biologists and clinicians to develop next generation tools to address unmet challenges in disease diagnosis and treatment. Successful candidates will enjoy both cutting-edge research and beautiful southern California. 

This position is full-time and includes benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. 


Highly motivated candidate with a recent Ph.D. (or equivalent) in biomedical engineering, materials science, chemistry (or a related field) with experience in microfluidics, single-cell analysis, antibody screening, Car-T technologies and sequencing techniques. 

Application Procedures

1) Submit a CV, names of three references, and a diversity statement which addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equality and inclusion via UC Irvine’s online application system, RECRUIT, located at: 

2) Submit a CV and names of three references to Dr. Weian Zhao via e-mail to 


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.