A molecular genetics and neurobiology laboratory (UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery and Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research) and a neurophysiology laboratory (UCSF Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics) are jointly seeking a highly self-motivated and responsible individual for a Junior Specialist position.
The Junior Specialist will be involved in the development and application of a novel stem cell-based tool to investigate neurobiological function. Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) and previous experience in laboratory research by the start date. Applicants with a background in neurobiology/neuroscience and/or stem cell biology are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be involved in a wide range of studies and techniques at the molecular, cellular, and circuit levels. In addition to technical responsibilities, the individual will have the opportunity to co-author publications.
Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions.
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 apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01556.
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.