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Junior Research Specialist - Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Application Window

Open date: December 28, 2023

Most recent review date: Friday, Jan 12, 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, Jun 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 Research Specialist - Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Children’s Communication Center is seeking a Junior Research Specialist. Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research and professional activities, and do not have teaching responsibility. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions and may participate in University and Public Service.

Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess (or be in process of obtaining) a bachelor’s degree. Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. Applicants must have obtained the degree requirement for the junior rank by the time of hire. Our laboratory studies hearing in animal models and humans. The ideal candidate will have prior research experience in biological/biomedical sciences or related fields, especially relating to genetics, hearing, deafness, and child development. Job duties include work on basic science and translational research on hearing and deafness. Prior experience with statistical analysis and manuscripts writing is preferable as well. Finally, this position is best suited for someone with enthusiasm for research and translating research finding into clinical applications.

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

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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 (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
  • 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