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Junior Specialist- Ashrafi Lab

Application Window

Open date: July 28th, 2021

Last review date: Tuesday, Sep 14, 2021 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, Jan 28, 2023 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 Specialist- Ashrafi Lab

The Junior Specialist position is a laboratory-based research position using biochemical, small molecule, and molecular genetic approaches in C. elegans to understand the relationship between a steroid signaling pathway, aging, and learning and memory. A successful applicant will be responsible for conducting, under supervision, biochemical analysis including protein purification and chromatography, molecular genetics analysis including cloning and construction of nucleic acid reagents. These reagents will then be used in C. elegans. Analysis of these reagents in C. elegans will involve microscopy based imaging and RNAi screens. The candidate will help maintain and oversee laboratory reagents and their dissemination as required by the NIH policies pertaining to resource sharing.

Required Qualifications:

  • BS or BA degree.
  • At least 1 year of experience with protein purification and chromatography.
  • Working familiarity with molecular biology and cloning techniques.
  • Working familiarity with imaging and microscopy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working experience with C. elegans

Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03523.

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.

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)

Campus Information

All UCSF employees must participate in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Relevant policy information, FAQ’s, and forms may be found by visiting: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/07/ucs-covid-19-vaccine-policy.html.

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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA