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Junior Specialist – Ha Lab

Application Window

Open date: July 29, 2022

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Nov 30, 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, Jan 29, 2024 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 – Ha Lab

The Junior Specialist will be expected to work within a team in the Head and Neck Signaling Lab at University of California, San Francisco. Our lab focuses on the molecular biology of salivary gland cancers. The candidate is to participate and present at lab meetings, to function within the group with general lab duties (molecular biology techniques such as cell culture, DNA/RNA/Protein analysis, mouse work, and other assays), and to help with ongoing and new research projects.

Required Qualifications:
• Must have a Bachelor's degree in a Science related field by the time of hire.
• Have basic lab experience.
• Must be able to work well with others, pick up new techniques easily, write and communicate effectively, and be eager to learn.
• Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission.

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