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Junior or Assistant Specialist

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 20th, 2020

Last review date: Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020 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: Friday, Aug 20, 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.

Position description

We are looking for a self-motivated, responsible and organized individual who has previous hand-on research experience. This position will be working on research projects focused on enamel matrix protein extraction and analysis, and mouse colony maintenance. The techniques required for these projects include protein extraction, protein and peptide concentration analyses, SDS-PAGE, western blot, HPLC, enzyme activity assay, PCR and gel electrophoresis, and mouse colony maintenance. This individual must keep an organized detailed lab notebook, and will be playing a strong role in preparing the projects for future publication. If you are interested in this position, please submit: curriculum vitae, emails and telephone numbers of two references online at Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.

Minimum/Basic Qualifications required at the time of application:
• A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, or a related field
• Research experience with basic biochemistry, protein chemistry and molecular biology
• Previous research experience with mouse genetics and mouse tissue collections for lab research
• Ability to conduct troubleshooting based on technical literature reviews and prepares summary reports

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

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.

Application Requirements

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
  • 2 required (contact information only)

Job location

San Francisco