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Davis Lab - Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist

Application Window

Open date: August 23, 2022

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Sep 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: Friday, Feb 23, 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

Davis Lab – Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of California, San Francisco

The Davis Lab in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics is seeking an Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist. Responsibilities will be the pursuit of research into the homeostatic mechanisms governing ion channel and neuronal function including, but not limited to, model organism genetics and techniques of patch clamp electrophysiology and anatomy.

Qualifications:

  • Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five years of experience in Neuroscience.
  • Specialists appointed at the Associate rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in Neuroscience.
  • Specialists appointed at the full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in Neuroscience.
  • Detailed knowledge of model organism (Drosophila) genetics and patch clamp electrophysiology in both the invertebrate and vertebrate central nervous systems.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the experience and training.

See Table 24B (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t24-b.pdf) for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $56,600-$173,900.

Please apply online at: https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF04132 with cover letter, CV, statement of research, and contact information for two references. Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Statement of Research

  • 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
  • 2 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.

Job location

San Francisco, CA