Junior, Assistant, or Associate Specialist- El-Samad Lab
The Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics is now recruiting for a Junior, Assistant, or Associate Specialist.
Job Responsibilities include: • Culture and maintenance of embryonic cell lines and induced pluripotent stem cells • Genetic engineering of stem cells using CRISPR/Cas9 and lentiviral transduciton • Optogenetic and chemogenetic manipulation of cell function • Flow cytometry data collection and analysis • Conducting light microscopy and data quantification • Molecular cloning to generate novel DNA constructs • Written communication of methodology and findings
Required Qualifications: • Specialist appointed at the Junior rank must possess a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of relevant research experience. • Specialists appointed at the Assistant or Associate ranks must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization. • Mastery of general molecular biology techniques. • Familiarity with genomic techniques. • Familiarity with molecular cloning and mammalian cell line construction. • Familiarity with data analyses. • Familiarity with flow cytometry and microscopy. • Candidates must meet required qualifications at the time of appointment. Candidate’s CV must state basic qualifications (or if pending) upon submission.
Preferred Qualifications: • Independent specialized research
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.
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.