UCLA IRACDA program seeking applications
The IRACDA@UCLA program supports postdoctoral scholars in basic and applied biomedical life sciences and biochemistry who have a demonstrated interest in teaching, research, and supporting diversity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. IRACDA combines a traditional mentored postdoctoral research experience with an opportunity to develop academic skills, including teaching, with pedagogical training provided through workshops and courses, as well as faculty mentored teaching assignments at UCLA’s partner institution, California State University Los Angeles (CSULA).
Basic and Applied Biomedical, Life Sciences, and Biochemistry
Open only to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Less than 2 years previous postdoctoral experience. Career objective of combining biomedical research with college or university-level teaching. Interest in joining a UCLA bioscience research lab for initial postdoctoral appointment. Dedicated commitment to teaching and outreach. Candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in the biomedical sciences are strongly encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION AND FINDING A MENTOR
Please send application materials to UPLIFT@mednet.ucla.edu
Application components include: CV, Statement of Interest, Research Summary, nomination letter from postdoctoral research mentor, 2 letters of recommendation, and a personal data form. For assistance in locating a UCLA mentor, please contact one of our Co-Directors, contact info below.
Stipend based on NIH postdoctoral salary scale plus partial postdoctoral benefits for up to three years.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis; however, our official call for applications for our next cohort of Fellows is 4/1/2021.
Mike Carey, Ph.D.
Claudio Villanueva, Ph.D.
Lynn Talton, Ph.D.
Director, Bioscience Postdoctoral Affairs