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Specialist Position- Kroetz Lab

Application Window

Open date: November 3, 2022

Most recent review date: Friday, Nov 18, 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, May 3, 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 Position- Kroetz Lab
Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences
University of California, San Francisco

A Specialist position is available for research into the mechanisms of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. The scientist will be expected to plan, execute and analyze studies conducted largely in vitro and will mentor junior scientists in the laboratory. The specialist will also serve as the lab manager and will coordinate all regulatory requirements.

Required Qualifications:

  • Junior Specialist - a bachelor’s degree or four years of relevant experience
  • Assistant or Associate Specialist- a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization.
  • Full Specialist- a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in the in the relevant specialization.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following techniques are highly desired: basic molecular biology and cell culture skills, CRISPR gene editing and screens, and the application of R and Python to analyze genetic and transcriptomic datasets.
  • High content imaging and analysis skills are also highly desired.

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 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.