Professional Researcher Position Description: The Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences seeks individuals with strong understanding of research development who can help provide the leadership required to implement innovative research programs in collaboration to advance health worldwide.
The Assistant Researcher will study mechanisms regulating neural stem cell division, self-renewal and differentiation, using in vivo (zebrafish) and in vitro (mammalian pluripotent stem cells) model systems [our recent publications include Dong et al. Neuron 74: 65 (2012); Sun et al. Elife 2: e00508 (2013); Berberoglu et al. Journal of Neuroscience 34: 13911 (2014); Zhao et al. Sci. Adv. 7(24):eabg1244 (2021)].
Required Qualifications: PhD in related biomedical field (by hire date), preferably in Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Neurobiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology. We are looking for candidates with at least 5-years of postdoctoral research experience in the research fields related to those mentioned above, and high-quality publications in peer-reviewed journals. Prior experience with microscopic imaging is desirable. Candidate’s CV must list required degree in field (or if pending) upon submission.
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
UCSF 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.
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. Applicants should send a CV and the contact information of three references.
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.