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Associate or Full Specialist in Krummel Lab

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 9th, 2018
Last review date: Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
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.


Associate or Full Specialist in Krummel Lab

The Department of Pathology is seeking an Associate and Full Specialist. The candidate will manage a university-wide, clinical-translational study seeking to identify classes of immune pathologies within diseased and health human biopsies. The candidate will help to establish untapped streams of immune-related disease biopsies (such as neurodegeneration, cancer, chronic viral disease, and autoimmunity). The candidate will be intimately involved with a team comprising of approximately 40 members with day-to-day interactions with approximately 8-12 laboratory-based scientists and computational biologists. The candidate will regularly engage with the 6-8 technology cores to ensure optimal tissue study and data capture into an interactive, open-access database. The candidate will engage in weekly meetings with laboratory and clinical team members to participate in and ensure consistent sample access and processing.

This position is classified as a Research Specialist (Full or Associate Level). Specialist appointed at the Associate rank must possess a master’s (or equivalent degree) in biological sciences or bioinformatics or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization. Specialist appointed at the full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent) in biological sciences or bioinformatics or ten or more years of experience in the relevant specialization. Working knowledge of best practices in a biological laboratory setting are preferred, for example at least 1 year of experience with cell isolation from tissues, single-cell cytometry, and RNA/exome sequence analysis. Post-graduate training in field and management experience are preferred.

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. Please apply online at

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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 2 letters of reference required