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Vu Lab - Assistant/Associate/Full Professional Research Series

Application Window

Open date: May 25, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Jun 9, 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: Monday, Nov 25, 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

Vu Lab – Assistant/Associate/Full Professional Research Series

The Vu lab at the Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging is looking for a researcher who is interested in a professional researcher position at UCSF. This position is for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professional Researcher. The responsibilities include developing and maintaining advanced 3T & 7T MRI technologies at SFVAHCS and UCSF. Developing data preprocessing and analysis pipelines to evaluate the MRI technology and their applications in patient and healthy control populations. Advising and assisting investigators, collaborators, and students in utilizing the advanced MRI technology and data analysis pipelines. Seeking out new funding opportunities and help write grants and proposals. Writing manuscripts and abstracts and giving presentations at professional meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Appointees in the Professional Research series must possess a doctorate or its equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD or its equivalent in Physics, Bioengineering, Neuroscience, or related fields
  • Completion of post-doctoral fellowship
  • 5 years of MRI research experience
  • 3T and 7T MRI preprocessing and data analysis experience
  • Experience in fMRI task stimulus design and execution
  • Track record of independent research
  • Experience in Matlab, Python, and Linux-based command line operations
  • Excellent teamwork, time management and organizational skills
  • Considerable experience in scientific writing: must be able to provide examples of material that the applicant has written including papers, reviews, grant applications

See Table 13B for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $83,300-$221,800.

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

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

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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