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Ye Lab – Junior or Assistant Specialist

Application Window

Open date: August 24, 2021

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Sep 8, 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: Friday, Feb 24, 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

Ye Lab – Junior or Assistant Specialist

This Individual will play an important role in supporting research projects in the Ye lab. The junior or assistant specialist's responsibilities include collaborating with graduate students and postdoc fellows to develop new sequencing methods, working with other technicians in the lab to validate and perform molecular and cellular assays, meeting and planing experimental efforts with PI, Dr. Ye. Excellent communication and organization skills are required.

The successful candidate should be experienced with molecular biology techniques such as handling DNA and RNA samples, PCR, and cloning. In addition, the candidate should have sufficient experience in genome editing techniques (CRISPR system) in human and other eukaryotic systems. Skills with cell culture techniques, particularly maintaining human primary immune cells is also a plus. Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience. Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five years of experience in the relevant specialization. Additional skills desired in genomic technologies include single-cell and bulk RNA sequencing (RNA-seq), open chromatin accessibility sequencing (ATAC-seq), and immune repertoire sequencing (TCR-seq).

Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions, and may participate in University and Public Service. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.

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/JPF03565. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

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

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.

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