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Core Immunology Laboratory - Junior or Assistant Specialist

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 1st, 2018
Last review date: June 16th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: December 1st, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Core Immunology Laboratory provides support for studies of the pathogenesis and treatment of HIV/AIDS and other immune disorders; training and education in flow cytometric and immune-based assays, and development, optimization and standardization of new assays for Clinical Research studies.

As part of the UCSF Core Immunology Laboratory at SFGH, the incumbent will perform: lymphocyte isolation and cryopreservation; assays of immune phenotype and function; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays; flow cytometer operation; and analysis of flow cytometry data. This position will fulfill the need for additional technical support for on-going studies and planned studies. In addition, this position will provide support to industry collaborations. Other duties will include all aspects of specimen processing, specimen shipping, quality control monitoring, data entry, and inventory monitoring.

Required qualifications:
• Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities).
• Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five years of experience in the relevant specialization.

Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions, and may participate in University and Public Service. 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.

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Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
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