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Junior Specialist – Kroetz Lab

Application Window

Open date: May 13, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Jul 18, 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: Monday, Nov 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

Junior Specialist Position – Kroetz Lab

A Junior Specialist position is available in the Kroetz laboratory to investigate the role of nuclear S1P in the effects of microtubule targeting agents on sensory neuron transcriptional networks. The role will involve differentiation of sensory neurons from induced pluripotent stem cells and scRNA- and scATAC-sequencing of sensory neurons treated with microtubule targeting agents. The percent experimental and computational work will vary over the course of the project but will include both roles.

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.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences and some experience with laboratory based research, by time of appointment.

Please apply online at with a CV, cover letter, and the contact information of 3 references. CV must list pending qualifications.

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 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.