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Junior, Assistant, Associate, or Full Specialist - Spitzer Lab

Application Window

Open date: October 4, 2022

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 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, Apr 4, 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, Assistant, Associate, or Full Specialist - Spitzer Lab

The Spitzer Lab in the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery is now recruiting for a Junior, Assistant, Associate, or Full Specialist. The responsibilities for this position include helping with experimental preparation for studies of the immune system, particularly using single-cell methods such as mass cytometry and single-cell genomics. In addition, this lab member will participate in the analysis of data from these studies and will be responsible for helping with general lab maintenance and organization on an ongoing basis. 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.

Specialists appointed at the Junior rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a Bachelor’s degree. Specialists appointed at the Assistant or Associate rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a Master of Science degree. Specialists appointed at the full rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a terminal degree (or equivalent degree). The required degree in each rank preferably to be in Biology, Chemistry, or a field related to Biomedicine, or in Computer Science, Statistics, or a field related to data analysis. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. Applicants must have obtained the degree requirement for the Specialist rank by the time of hire. Candidates must have expertise in one of the following areas: flow or mass cytometry, single-cell genomics, transcriptomics, or analysis of biological data.

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.

See Table 24B ( for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $49,000 - $173,900.

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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 (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • 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:

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