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Junior Specialist- Laird Lab

Recruitment Period

Open date: February 26th, 2018
Last review date: March 13th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: August 26th, 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.


University of California, San Francisco
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco is recruiting for a Junior Specialist. Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or equivalent research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities).

Areas of specialization and responsibilities include:

  • The candidate must have knowledge in the mechanisms underlying the initiation of meiosis. He/she must be familiar with techniques including whole mount immunofluorescence, confocal imaging, meiotic spreads and mouse husbandry. He/she must also be familiar with Imaris and Matlab scripts.

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

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.

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