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Goldberg Lab - Junior Specialist

Application Window

Open date: March 7, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Jan 20, 2023 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: Thursday, Sep 7, 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

Goldberg Lab – Junior Specialist
Department of Physiology

The Department of Physiology seeks a Junior Specialist for the Goldberg Lab. The ideal candidate will have taken relevant courses or lab training in metabolism and/or immunology. The candidate will be trained to isolate immune cells from mice/mouse organs for in vitro experiments. The candidate will also be trained in standard mouse handling techniques and PCR for genotyping and mouse colony management. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for managing and ordering lab supplies. The candidate will be expected to attend and present at weekly internal lab meetings and multi-group meetings.


  • BS or BA in a biological sciences field by start date
  • Willingness to work with live mice
  • 6 months of lab experience (hands-on lab courses are acceptable)
  • Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Independent specialized research
  • Highly organized
  • Experience maintaining updated lab notebook
  • Prior experience with western blot, PCR, RNA extraction
  • Experience with using or principles of flow cytometry, microscopy

Please apply online at by submitting your cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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:

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