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Associate/ Full Specialist Position - Craik Laboratory

Application Window

Open date: May 9, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Nov 7, 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: Thursday, Nov 9, 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

Associate/ Full Specialist Position – Craik Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

The Craik Laboratory in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry is seeking candidates for a Specialist position, at the Associate or Full rank. Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to use expertise in molecular virology to engage in research on HIV host-pathogen interactions. The appointee will also be involved in training other people in the lab who will work with them to speed the progress on the projects. This is a laboratory research position only, with no involvement in patient care services. The appointee will be responsible for the biosafety and chemical safety in the laboratory. The appointee will also be responsible for training visiting scientists and collaborators in the technology of molecular virology. 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.

• Specialists appointed at the Associate rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization, by time of hire.

• Specialists appointed at the full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in the relevant specialization, by time of hire.

Please apply online at, with a CV, cover letter, and the contact information for 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.