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Junior Research Specialist

Application Window

Open date: October 29th, 2020

Last review date: Friday, Nov 13, 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, Apr 29, 2022 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

Junior Research Specialist

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is seeking a Junior Research Specialist. Responsibilities will include wet lab experiments in cancer research, bioinformatics as able, and other duties as assigned. Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have formal teaching responsibility. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions.

This research position is for individuals who must possess (or in process of obtaining) a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, medical sciences, bioinformatics, or a related field. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. Applicants must have obtained the degree requirement for the Specialist rank by the time of hire. The position requires a background exposure to, or experience in, wet and/or dry lab experimentation, with a preference for those with basic science research laboratory experience. The position is focused on cancer research.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed through the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s 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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Application Requirements

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)

Job location

San Francisco, CA