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Junior/ Assistant Specialist - Liao Lab

Application Window

Open date: August 11, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Aug 26, 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: Sunday, Feb 11, 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

Position description

The Department of Dermatology is seeking a Junior or Assistant Specialist in the Liao Lab. We are a basic genomics laboratory that studies how the skin and immune system functions in human tissues. The position will consist of bioinformatics analysis and wet lab experiments. This individual will be responsible for applying bioinformatic and machine learning techniques to genomic data, which will generated through RNA-seq and proteomics experiments.

Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized 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. Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of equivalent research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities). Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. A 22-month commitment to working in the lab is also required, but the position is open for longer term employment. Candidates must meet all required qualifications at the time of appointment. Candidate's CV must state basic qualifications (or if pending) upon submission. The position funding will end June 30, 2024.

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. Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04096 with a CV, cover letter, and the contact information for 3 references.

Qualifications
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
• Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of equivalent experience in the relevant specialization.
• Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization.
• Candidate's CV must state basic qualifications (or if pending) upon submission.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
• Candidates must meet all required qualifications at the time of appointment.
• A 22-month commitment to working in the lab is also required.

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: https://diversity.ucsf.edu/contributions-to-diversity-statement
    (Optional)

  • 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: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19.

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.