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Research Technician/Laboratory Manager

Application Window

Open date: March 24, 2022

Next review date: Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Sep 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

Research technician/laboratory manager position

The Department of Surgery at the University of California San Francisco is seeking to fill a position as a research technician and laboratory manager ( The laboratory studies mechanisms of liver disease and regeneration with the goal to develop the basis for new therapies (Chen, Cell Stem Cell 2020; Schaub, Nature 2018; Rezvani, Cell Stem Cell 2016).

Responsibilities include monitoring, ordering and stocking of supplies, maintenance of equipment, breeding and genotyping of transgenic mice, and contribution to research projects using human induced pluripotent stem cells, adenoassociated viral vectors and humanized mice.

Minimum qualifications for the position are a bachelor’s degree (can be in process at the time of application but needs to be received by appointment start date) in biology or a related discipline with 2 years of (undergraduate) laboratory experience, proficiency in standard molecular and cell biology techniques, effective oral and written communication, good organizational and interpersonal skills, analytical thinking, proficiency with Mac and PC platforms and ability to multitask in a deadline-oriented environment. Experience with mouse handling or pluripotent stem cell culture would be advantageous.

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 applicant’s experience and training.

Please apply online at Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • 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
  • 3-5 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