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Professional Researcher- Marson Lab

Recruitment Period

Open date: September 27th, 2019

Last review date: Saturday, Oct 12, 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, Mar 27, 2021 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.


Professional Researcher- Marson Lab

We are looking for an exceptional self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a dynamic research team as a Senior Project Manager in the office of Alex Marson, Scientific Director of Biomedicine at the Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI) and tenured Associate Professor at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The successful candidate will work with Dr. Marson and his administrative assistant to manage a variety of his scientific affairs, including working with relevant staff to coordinate all research activities, develop and implement management plans and strategies for research, and preparation of manuscripts and grants. A key role in this position is to assist the Director with all written communications, both general and scientific. Projects will relate to a variety of areas including genomic research and immunology with an emphasis on scientific collaboration management, fund raising, recruiting, public relations, and administration.

Required Qualifications:
• A relevant doctorate or its equivalent
• Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of genomics, immunology, gene editing, and/or human genetics

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.

Please apply online at, with a CV, cover letter, and two references (contact information only).

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
  • 2 required (contact information only)