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Willenbring Laboratory - Research Technician and Laboratory Manager

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 28th, 2018
Last review date: June 28th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: November 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.


Research technician/laboratory manager position

The Willenbring laboratory in the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the University of California San Francisco is seeking to fill a position as a research technician and laboratory manager ( The laboratory studies reprogramming and stem cells in liver regeneration and cancer (Schaub, Nature 2018; Rezvani, Cell Stem Cell 2016).

Responsibilities include monitoring, ordering and stocking of supplies, maintenance of equipment, breeding and genotyping of transgenic mice and rats, and contribution to research projects using human pluripotent stem cells, humanized mice and adenoassociated viral vectors.

Minimum qualifications for the position are a bachelor in biology or a related discipline with 2 years of (undergraduate) laboratory experience, proficiency in standard molecular and cell biology techniques, effective oral and written communication, good organizational and interpersonal skills, analytical thinking, proficiency with Mac and PC platforms, ability to multitask in a deadline-oriented environment and willingness to make a 2-year commitment to the laboratory.

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 and rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training.

The University of California 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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Job location

San Francisco, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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