The Department of Pathology is seeking a Junior or Assistant Specialist for the laboratory of Dr. Jayanta Debnath (whose lab focuses on autophagy and cancer) and the newly created Translational Research Lab (TRL) in the Department. This individual will:
1) Perform specialized experimental research in the fields of cell biology, proteomics, and epithelial cancer biology in collaboration with other scientists in the Debnath lab and research faculty in UCSF Department of Pathology. Experiments that will be conducted will include, but are not be limited to, studies of molecular and cell biology, protein biochemistry, and monolayer and 3D cell culture.
2) Serve as lab manager of the Debnath lab and TRL. Major tasks will include, but are not limited to, writing and maintaining compliance with institutional biological/chemical safety and IACUC protocols; placing and receiving orders; organizing equipment; maintaining and organizing stock supplies and reagents; assigning lab tasks to other members; and shipping requested reagents to other laboratories.
Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities). Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Experience with tissue culture and cell biology and experience with molecular biology and protein biochemistry is preferred.
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training. Please submit your application to https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01503
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California 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, disability, age or protected veteran status.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.