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Larabell Lab – Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 4th, 2020

Last review date: Thursday, Nov 19, 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: Wednesday, May 4, 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

Larabell Lab – Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE – Anatomy

Description

The Larabell lab is seeking a Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist to join our group and contribute to new and ongoing projects. Our lab focuses on using correlated fluorescence and soft x-ray tomography to conduct quantitative studies of the 3D organization of molecules, mammalian cells, and tissues. The candidate will be expected to contribute to this research by working on three distinct yet related projects. 1) Imaging and quantifying phase separated molecules in vitro and in intact cells and tissues; 2) Imaging and quantifying misfolded proteins in vitro and in intact cells and tissues; and 3) Modeling the structural reorganization of cells in response to molecular signaling, application of exogenous agents, and other experimental manipulations. An exceptional candidate will lead their own independent project, develop new ideas, be familiar with the literature, and participate in procurement of funds, where appropriate.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Willingness and ability to learn new methods and skills for changing research priorities.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a research team.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, coordinate work tasks with others, and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Must have (or be in process of obtaining) a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) or four years of research experience to be appointed at the Junior rank.
  • Must have (or be in process of obtaining) a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of research experience to be appointed at the Assistant or Associate ranks.
  • Must have (or be in process of obtaining) a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or at least ten or more years of research experience to be appointed at the Full rank.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with synchrotron science using complex instrumentation and computer controls.
  • Prior experience with the collection of experimental data for biological fluorescence and x-ray imaging.

We are seeking at least a 2-year commitment. Depending on performance and workload, opportunities for independent research, mentorship of other trainees, and scientific writing will be available.

Applicants must meet requirements by the time of appointment.

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.

Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03140, with a CV and two reference contacts.

Job location
San Francisco, CA

Requirements

Documents
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)

References
2 references required (contact information only)

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, CA