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Feng Lab - Professional Researcher

Application Window

Open date: May 31, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, May 10, 2024 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: Saturday, Nov 30, 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

University of California, San Francisco
Department of Radiation Oncology
Professional Researcher (Assistant, Associate, Full Status)

The Department of Radiation Oncology is recruiting a Professional Researcher to join the Feng Lab. The candidate will be responsible for conducting hypothesis-driven research projects, utilizing prostate cancer as a model system. Candidates should have extensive experience using high parameter techniques (CRISPR, single cell transcriptomics, and genomics) and advanced analysis approaches. The candidate will be expected to contribute to multiple publications and grant submissions and will have opportunities for the submission of independent investigator-initiated funding applications.

Position Qualifications

Required qualifications:
• Appointees in the Professional Researcher series must possess a doctorate or its equivalent.
• Exceptional track record of independent research in either; Molecular Cell Biology, Computational Biology, or Cancer Biology.
• Expected to possess unique and essential research expertise.
• The candidate should possess excellent collaborative skills and strong proficiencies in verbal and written science communication.
• Exceptional track record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals

Preferred qualifications:
• Demonstrate success in grant submissions
• Demonstrate success in mentorship and training
• Completion of post-doctoral fellowship

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.

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 $83,300-$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