Announcing an exciting job opportunity for a talented, energetic individual looking to work in academic research. The Stem Cell and Diabetes Centers at UCSF are seeking highly motivated applicants for a full-time position as a research technician in the lab of Assistant Professor Julie Sneddon. This is an ideal position for someone whose ultimate goal is to progress to medical school or graduate school.
The primary focus of our laboratory is pancreatic development and Type I Diabetes, and we employ the tools of stem cell biology, developmental biology, genomics, and tissue engineering. Ultimately, we aim to cure diabetic patients of their disease using cell replacement therapy; the laboratory was just awarded a grant from CIRM (California Institute for Regenerative Medicine) to further this work. This is a chance to truly be at the cutting edge of translational research in a highly collaborative scientific environment. Specific duties include human embryonic stem cell culture, mouse husbandry and transplantations, FACS analysis and genomics techniques.
Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills. Specialist appointed at the junior level must hold a BA/BS in biological or biochemical sciences (or a related field). Specialist appointed at the assistant or associate level must have a master’s degree in biological or biochemical sciences (or a related field). All requirements must be met by the time they begin employment. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in stem cell culture and/or with animal handling. Preferred start date is June, 2017 (or earlier). Interested applicants should send a cover letter and CV with GPA along with three professional references to https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01455
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service 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.