We are seeking a junior specialist with cell biology, molecular biology and data management skills to join a collaborative research team at the University of California, San Francisco.
Responsibilities Use a variety of methodologies including cell culture, flow cytometry, qPCR and gene expression to examine the role of psychological stress in inflammation and disease risks. Perform telomere assays using established protocols in various human cell types. Work will involve analyses of large numbers of samples as part of ongoing clinical studies. Organize and manage database. Coordinate with off-site project collaborators to transport samples and communicate report findings and progress. Order project-related supplies and reagents. Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements -B.S. in Biology, Cell biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or Bioengineer and a minimum of 1 year technical experience in cell biology or molecular biology. -Experience with cell cultures -Highly organized and detail-oriented. -Strong skills in general computer programs including Excel and Powerpoint -Flexible and able to work in a team environment
Preferred Skills Experiences with flow cytometry, DNA extraction, RNA extraction and quantitative PCR are preferred.
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.