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Junior Specialist – Wang Lab

Application Window

Open date: May 9, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, May 24, 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

Junior Specialist – Wang Lab
Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
University of California, San Francisco

The Wang Lab in the Department of Surgery is seeking a Junior Specialist to support the research of Dr. Rong Wang. The Wang Lab studies the rational design of cardiovascular and cancer therapies through molecular control of angiogenesis.

The Junior Specialist will carry out scientific experiments, including mouse breeding, genotyping, dissection, surgery, tissue sectioning, immunostaining, and microscopy, including two photon imaging and 3D rendering, image processing; and other techniques to support the research efforts of the lab.

The Junior Specialist will be responsible for maintaining lab reagent, supply, and solution; ordering and record keeping, assist in facility management, including maintaining and updating lab compliance with University protocols; equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned.

The Junior Specialist will also be responsible for coordinating lab events; assist in grant application, research and laboratory related communication, and website updating; proofread documents, record meeting minutes.

Qualified candidates must have a BA/BS in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or a related field. Candidates must also have strong proofreading and editing skills. Candidates must be responsible and motivated and have outstanding hands-on, organizational, communication, and computer skills.

Please apply online at

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 (Optional)

  • 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