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Specialist Positions- Seeley Lab

Application Window

Open date: October 14, 2022

Most recent review date: Saturday, Oct 29, 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, Apr 14, 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

Specialist Positions- Seeley Lab
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco

The Department of Neurology is recruiting appointees to the Junior, Assistant, Associate and Full rank of the Specialist series in the Seeley laboratory. 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. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants’ experience and training.

Required qualifications:

  • Appointees to the Junior Specialist rank must possess a baccalaureate (or equivalent) degree or at least four years of research experience.
  • Appointees to the Assistant or Associate Specialist rank must possess a master’s (or equivalent) degree or at least five years of research experience.
  • Appointees to Full Specialist rank must possess a doctoral (or equivalent) degree or at least 10 years of research experience.
  • Applicant's materials must list (pending) qualifications upon application submission.
  • Applicants must possess the required qualifications by the time of the appointment.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period.

Please apply online at, with a CV, cover letter, a statement of research, and the names titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references who we may contact directly. Applications received outside of the online process cannot be considered.

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

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.