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Technician: Stem Cell Lab

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 12th, 2019

Last review date: Wednesday, Mar 27, 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: Saturday, Sep 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.


Technician: Stem Cell Lab

Announcing an exciting job opportunity for a talented, energetic individual looking to work in academic research. The Stem Cell and Diabetes Centers at UCSF are seeking highly motivated applicants for a full-time position as a research technician in the lab of Assistant Professor Julie Sneddon. This is an ideal position for someone whose ultimate goal is to progress to medical school or graduate school.

The primary focus of our laboratory is pancreatic development and Type I Diabetes, and we employ the tools of stem cell biology, developmental biology, genomics, and tissue engineering. Ultimately, we aim to cure diabetic patients of their disease using cell replacement therapy; the laboratory has recently been awarded several grants to further this work. This is a chance to truly be at the cutting edge of translational research in a highly collaborative scientific environment. Specific duties include human embryonic stem cell culture, mouse husbandry and transplantations, FACS analysis and genomics techniques.

Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills. Specialist appointed at the junior level must hold a BA/BS in biological or biochemical sciences (or a related field). Specialist appointed at the assistant or associate level must have a master’s degree in biological or biochemical sciences (or a related field). All requirements must be met by the time they begin employment. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in stem cell culture and/or with animal handling. Preferred start date is June, 2019 (or earlier).

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service 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


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
  • 3 required (contact information only)