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Specialist – Aghi Lab

Application Window

Open date: April 13, 2022

Most recent review date: Thursday, Apr 28, 2022 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, Oct 13, 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

Specialist – Aghi Lab

The Aghi Lab in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco is seeking a Specialist at the Full rank. The candidate will have responsibilities in bioinformatics, performing and interpreting single cell sequencing experiments, immunohistochemistry, training trainees in the lab, and performing and interpreting CRISPR screen experiments. The candidate will be expected to function as an independent scientist by writing manuscripts and grants, with the plan being to transition to a faculty position within 2 to 3 years.

Required Qualifications:
• PhD degree.
• Have at least 3 years of prior postdoc experience.
• Experience in single-cell sequencing, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, and CRISPR screens.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Independent specialized research.
• Management experience.

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.

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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

  • 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