Research Specialist - Altschuler and Wu Lab Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry University of California, San Francisco
The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry is now recruiting a Research Specialist at the Assistant, Associate or Full ranks. This position in the Altschuler and Wu lab is critical to make use of a image-based platform to accelerate early cancer drug target discovery. The applicant is expected to help perform image-based screens to study cancer drug discovery as well as sharing lab management duties.
Required Qualifications: • Candidate must have a master’s degree in biology or other relevant fields OR five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization to be appointed at the Assistant or Associate rank. • Candidate must have a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) in biology or other relevant fields OR ten or more years of relevant specialization to be appointed at the Full rank. • A minimal requirement of a full time 18-month commitment. • Track record working with mammalian cell culture experience. • 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. • Candidate must meet the qualifications at the time of hire. Candidate’s CV or cover 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.
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.