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Junior or Assistant Specialist- Fattahi Lab

Application Window

Open date: July 14, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Aug 14, 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: Tuesday, Jan 14, 2025 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

Junior or Assistant Specialist- Fattahi Lab

This full-time position will include the following responsibilities: Culture and differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells Performing cell transplantation surgeries in mouse models of gastrointestinal disorders and peripheral neuropathies. Performing behavioral assays on mice and histology on transplanted tissues.

Required Qualifications:
• Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience
• Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master’s degree or a baccalaureate degree with 3 or more years of research experience.
• Candidates should have a solid biology background with demonstrated knowledge in biochemistry, molecular biology and cell biology.

Additional required qualifications include:
• Expertise in cell culture techniques and hPSC differentiation
• Proficiency in handling and performing surgeries on mice
• Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

Preferred Qualifications:
• Post-graduate training in field

Please apply online at, CV and two references (contact information).

See Table 24B for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $49,000-$63,000.

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)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)

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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.