Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist - Altschuler and Wu Lab Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry University of California, San Francisco
The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry is now recruiting a Specialist at the Assistant, Associate or Full ranks. This position in the Altschuler and Wu lab is critical to develop a platform to accelerate early drug target discovery for diverse ALS subtypes. The applicant is expected to establish studies by performing image-based screens to study neurodegenerative diseases as well as performing lab management duties.
Required Qualifications: • Degree in biology, neuroscience or other relevant fields • Must have a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five to ten years of research experience to be appointed at the Assistant or Associate ranks. • Must have (or be in process of obtaining) a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or at least ten or more years of research experience to be appointed at the Full rank. • A minimal requirement of a full time 18-month commitment. • Track record working in stem cell biology, neuronal biology, or other cell culture models of neuro degeneration. • Experience in immunofluorescence staining and microscopy, high-throughput assays, standard molecular biology, and wet lab techniques. • Track record of communication skills, including, but not limited to, working effectively in a team and as a communicator, or publications and presentations in scientific conferences. • Candidate must meet the qualifications at the time of hire. Candidate’s CV or cover letter must state qualifications (or if pending) upon submission.
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.
Internal Number: JPF03241
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