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Junior or Assistant Specialist - UCSF Mouse Metabolism Core

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 8th, 2019

Last review date: Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 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: Wednesday, Jul 8, 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 UCSF Mouse Metabolism Core is seeking a full-time staff at the rank of Junior or Assistant Specialist to perform metabolic studies on rodents. The successful candidate appointed at the junior level musthave a B.Sc degree and basic knowledge in biological sciences, data analysis, and development of experimental protocols or at least four years of research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities). Candidate appointed at the Assistant level at minimum must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five years of experience in the relevant specialization. The candidate should also demonstrate superb communication skills in speaking and writing, attentions to details, and the ability to work in a team setting. Having the ability to handle rodents is a must, and being flexible in work schedule to accommodate experimental needs is highly desirable.

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 (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)