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Baron Lab - Professional Researcher

Application Window

Open date: April 13, 2023

Most recent review date: Saturday, May 13, 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: Sunday, Oct 13, 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

The Baron Lab is now recruiting for a Professional Researcher at the Full rank. We are seeking a candidate with a strong background in experimental laboratory-based research and demonstrated leadership necessary to manage several research projects including academic and industry collaborations, as well as bio-banking endeavors. Responsibilities include leadership and management of existing mouse and human programs investigating mechanisms of viral and tumor immunity* collaborating with a team of clinical, research and data scientists on the execution and analysis of an ongoing human clinical trials including directing cross-species comparisons between patient samples and animal models. The candidate will contribute new ideas and cultivate others' input relevant the research mission, and submit proposals for funding opportunities including the NIH.

Required qualifications:
• PhD in related biomedical field, preferably in immunology, virology/microbiology, or biomedical sciences.
• At least 2+ years of postdoc training.
• Must have experience with mouse and human hepatic immunologial studies and at least 2 years of experience in training and supervising scientists in the laboratory setting.
• Skilled at spectral flow cytometry and cell sorting, as well as single cell sequencing analysis.
• Experience working with BSL2 pathogens and primary human specimens.

Preferred qualifications:
• Strong understanding of immunology and liver biology.
• Mastery of spectral flow cytometry and/or CyToF (25+ markers).
• Experience designing, executing, and analyzing large comic-data sets including scRNAseq, CITE-seq, Nanostring etc.
• Strong written and oral communication skills.
• Experience with grant awards and scholarly publications.
• Track record of independent research.
• History of potential to develop a sustained source of research funding.

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

Please apply online at Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

See Table 13B ( for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $121,700-$221,800.

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: Contributions to Diversity Statement

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

About UC San Francisco

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service 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