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Diederich Lab - Specialist

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 12th, 2018
Last review date: Thursday, Sep 27, 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: Thursday, Mar 12, 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.


The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in bioengineering, engineering, physics, or an associated field and with demonstrated experience and expertise in the theoretical and experimental development of therapeutic ultrasound devices and procedures. Candidate should have considerable knowledge and experience in ultrasound physics based laboratory measurements and systems, numerical methods and procedures for theoretical analysis of acoustic and thermal treatment devices, performance of ex vivo and in vivo thermal dosimetry studies, and MRI/US image-guidance approaches for treatment guidance and monitoring. Additional requirements include: proven skills in oral and written communication in English; demonstration of academic contributions including scientific presentations and peer reviewed journal articles; demonstrated ability to work independently and work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team; and contribute to an active intellectual environment.

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 (Optional)

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 4 required (contact information only)