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Associate or Full Specialist in Debnath Lab

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The Debnath Lab in the Department of Pathology seeks a Associate or Full Specialist to conduct independent scientific projects that focus on the cell biology and biochemistry of the autophagy pathway. Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. 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 Associate rank must at minimum possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in cell biology of autophagy or related field. Specialists appointed at the full rank must possess a doctorate degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in cell biology of autophagy or related field. Appointees at the Associate or Full level must 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 or Full level will provide considerable independence in planning and execution of research. We prefer applicants who have Post-doctoral experience focused on the cell biology and/or biochemistry of autophagy. Evidence of publications on the cell biology and/or biochemistry of autophagy are desirable.

Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training. Please apply online at

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)