Postdoctoral Scholar in Memory and Recording Research

University of California San Diego Research

United States

Postdoctoral Scholar - The Center for Memory and Recording Research

Job #JPF02645
  • Research - CTR MAG RECDG RESCH

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 27th, 2021

Next review date: Wednesday, Mar 3, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Mar 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Center for Memory and Recording Research at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is seeking a Postdoctoral Scholar to join a growing research team. The Post-Doctoral Scholar will make creative contributions to research projects involving the development of a MEMS device that can be used for intraocular surgical procedures. The major difference of the proposed approach from other ophthalmic surgical tools is that the new device will be physically detached from any forms of handles and/or wiring, and that the motion of the device is controlled through a magnetic field created outside the human body.

The University of California employs about 5,963 postdoctoral scholars (approx. 1,200 at UCSD) who contribute to the academic community by enhancing the research and education programs of the university. The postdoctoral experience emphasizes scholarship and continued research training. UC's postdoctoral scholars bring expertise and creativity that enrich the research environment for all members of the UC community, including graduate and undergraduate students. Appointment durations vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding. Total duration of an individual’s postdoctoral service may not exceed five years, including postdoctoral service at other institutions. The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is the exclusive representative of the postdoctoral scholars.

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in magnetics and/or robotic with an interest in medical devices. The successful candidate must be motivated to solve technical challenges and possess excellent experimental and theoretical skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with strong analytical skills and experience with magnetics in medical applications.

Review of applications will commence on January 27, 2021 and will be ongoing. First review will be made February 15, 2021. This recruitment will close March 31, 2021. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published University of California pay scales. Applications (CV, Research Statement, Cover letter, and references, at minimum) must be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at:

The Office of Research Affairs and CMRR at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the academic, staff, and student body. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Job location
  • La Jolla, CA

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