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Junior Specialist- Fraser Lab

Application Window

Open date: August 30, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 15, 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: Friday, Feb 28, 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 Specialist- Fraser Lab

The Fraser Lab in the UCSF Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences have a Junior Specialist position available immediately. Salary will be commensurate with level of experience. The department is focused on developing new areas of therapeutic engineering, pharmacogenomics, computational biology, systems pharmacology, drug development and regulatory sciences. The Fraser lab uses a combination of structural biology, biochemistry, and deep mutational scanning methods for studying how proteins work in physiology and disease. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining automated pipelines for processing cryo-EM images, facilitating statistical analysis, and structure determination essential for structure-based design. A strong background in computational biology, image analysis, and a passion for advancing structural biology research are essential.

Required qualifications are:
• Bachelor’s degree prior to start point for appointment to the Junior rank.
• Familiarity with wet lab methods
• Excellent communication
• Proven ability to work as part of a team and an enthusiasm for science

Please apply online at, with a CV and three reference contacts.

See Table 24B for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $51,300 -$54,600.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 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