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Postdoctoral Scholar Research Associate

Research Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. USC is consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious universities, and the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology features one of the world’s best degree and research programs in gerontology. The USC Leonard Davis School has an international reputation as a hub of aging research and with additional strong programs throughout the university leads the way in defining and advancing the field of gerontology.

The laboratory of Professor Andrei Irimia (www.andrei-irimia.com) at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology seeks a postdoctoral research scholar interested in the use of neuroimaging to study the human brain in health and disease. The successful applicant will be able to work independently with a small amount of supervision and should demonstrate good interpersonal skills as well as an interest in collaborative research. A Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in a STEM field is required. 

This is a full-time exempt/salary position who will be expected to work at least 40 hrs a week. This position is funded by a research contract/grant and may be funded by a subsequent contract/grant.  Accordingly, your position is contingent upon receipt of the necessary funding from this or any subsequent contract/grant to continue employment. 

Benefits include a competitive salary, a rich array of USC benefits including healthcare (medical, dental and vision), tuition reimbursement, holidays, paid vacation and sick time, plus much more.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

If you are interested, please submit your application, along with a cover letter and resume with references. Thank you for your interest!


Min Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate in a STEM field is required.


REQ20092627 Posted Date: 08/28/2020

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