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Associate Specialist- Shu Lab

Application Window

Open date: September 18, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Nov 3, 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, Mar 18, 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

Associate Specialist- Shu Lab

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry is now recruiting an Associate Specialist. The areas of specialization will include:

  • Chemical Biology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Biochemistry

Required Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization. Appointees at the Associate level should have significant record of academic accomplishment including published or in-press publication, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service. Additionally, appointees at the Associate level will provide considerable independence in planning and execution of research.

  • The candidate should possess a diverse set of chemical and biological knowledge and technical skills, including chemical biology and cell signaling including assay development, oncoprotein interaction, molecular cloning, microscopic imaging, DNA-based approach in deconvolution of targets, Mass Spectrometry, cell culture, flow cytometry.

Please apply online at, with a CV, cover letter and three references (contact information only).

See Table 13B for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $70,500-$82,100.

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

  • 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