Postdoctoral Fellow


University of California, Irvine


Irvine , California

Principal Investigator

Andrea Tenner

Principal Investigator

Ali Mortazavi


Interested individuals should submit their most recent curriculum vitae, cover letter including summary of current and future research interests, and names and contact information for three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:


The University of California, Irvine, has an opportunity for a postdoctoral position within the laboratories of Ali Mortazavi and Andrea Tenner to work on projects related to neuroinflammatory mechanims of Alzheimer’s disease. This position requires a Ph.D. degree in one of the following disciplines: systems biology, genomics, or neuroinflammation. A major focus will be on tissue and single-cell RNA-seq and data analysis, from aged transgenic and wild-type mice as well as biochemical analysis. The goal of this project is to characterize complement-protein dependent pathways to enable for therapeutic intervention in Alzheimer’s disease. 

In addition to the two PIs, the successful candidate will consult with others in UCI’s highly interactive and innovative neuroscience and immunology community. 

For more information about this position, feel free to contact Dr. Ali Mortazavi (  or Dr. Andrea Tenner (

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.


Prior experience in RNA-seq, single-cell RNA-seq, ATAC-seq, ChIP-seq, mammalian regulatory conservation, and/or integrative analysis of genomics data is helpful. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, creative thinking, and initiative. Candidate should have a record of completed graduate research that can be applied to the fields of interest listed above, with a strong publication record.