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Assistant Researcher- Bose Lab

Application Window

Open date: October 17, 2023

Most recent review date: Tuesday, Apr 30, 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: Thursday, Apr 17, 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

Assistant Researcher- Bose Lab
Department of Anatomy

The lab of Rohit Bose MD PhD at UCSF ( is run by a practicing physician-scientist focused on understanding how tumors evolve under different therapeutic and environments. The lab focuses on using clinically relevant immunocompetent cancer models to develop & test novel therapeutic strategies. Although primarily a lab-focused position, the candidate will also interface with clinical teams regarding patient data & samples.

This is a position geared towards high-performing scientists interested in joining the Bose Lab at UCSF. In most cases, applicants will have completed a postdoctoral fellowship. It exists to both broaden the lab’s scientific enterprise, and to enrich existing scientific projects. The key roles of this position are to: I) develop self-initiated projects which includes performing experiments, data analysis, manuscript writing, and grant construction; and II) to serve as an expert and assist other Bose Lab members in driving their projects forwards.

Such a candidate should function well with minimal supervision. Project and manuscript design will be a collaborative act, ultimately at the principal investigator’s discretion. Academic excellence is the priority of the lab. Thus, the candidate will be expected to apply for, and garner funding for the Bose Lab. Self-initiated projects should be completed before future transitions, as defined by manuscript acceptance following peer review.

Required Qualifications:
• A doctorate or its equivalent at the time of appointment.
• Candidate’s CV must state required degree or if pending upon submission.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Track record of independent research
• Principal investigator for a grant
• Existing extramurally funded research program
• Completion of post-doctoral fellowship
• History of potential to develop a sustained source of research funding

Please apply online at, with a CV, cover letter, and two references.

See Table 13B for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $87,100-$113,900.

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
  • 2 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