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Junior Specialist in the Laboratory for Brain Tumor Research Center

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 30th, 2017
Last review date: September 14th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: February 28th, 2019
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.


Under direct supervision, The Jr. Specialist will provide technical and administrative support to the investigators in the Laboratory for Brain Tumor Research Center. This research is focused on conducting biological and immunological studies of brain tumors in rodents and human tissues with the goal of discovering novel effective treatments for patients suffering from brain tumors. The Jr. Specialist will be responsible for data collection and management to assure high quality data will be accessible to the entire research team. Additional responsibilities include: performing experimental surgeries, such as stereotactic inoculation of tumor cells in the brain and stereotactic delivery of oncogenes that induce brain tumor, on rodents and administration of drug therapies; performing and evaluating tumor size on rodents; preparation of tumor and immune cells for therapy models; histological and biochemical preparation of tissue, sectioning and staining; hi-resolution microscopic and biochemical analysis of brain and brain tumor tissue; placing supply orders and organize house-keeping issues in the lab, and assisting with preparation of abstracts and manuscripts.

Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree).

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.

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