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Berke Lab Specialist 9/1/2016

University of California - San Francisco San Francisco, CA

Company
University of California - San Francisco
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JPF01071-SF
AJE Ref #
576054174
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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BERKE LAB SPECIALIST

Job #JPF01071

* SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - Neurology

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: August 31st, 2016
Last review date: September 20th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: February 28th, 2018
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.

DESCRIPTION

University of California, San Francisco
Department of Neurology

The Berke Lab studies neural mechanisms of learning, motivation and decision-making (see http://www.neuroscience.ucsf.edu/neurograd/faculty/berke.html) and is now recruiting for a Specialist scientist. This will most likely be at the Junior level to facilitate the research activities of postdoctoral scientists, but depending on experience it could potentially be at a higher level (Assistant or Associate) and involve more independent experimentation and data analysis. This position would necessarily involve a variety of activities, and the specific blend of activities would depend on the person s skills and experience.

The position might suit a highly-motivated recent graduate who plans to subsequently move on to graduate school, but preference will be given to candidates who can commit to at least a two-year stint.

Required qualifications include:
* BS/BA degree in STEM field (e.g. Neuroscience, Molecular Biology, Computer Engineering, Applied Math, Physiological Psychology, or Animal Behavior) and at least 3 months of experience working in a science research lab (e.g. as undergraduate assistant).
* OR: At least 4 years experience working in a science research lab, with multiple relevant skills (e.g. genotyping, histology, rodent behavioral training, data management).
* Familiarity with standard computer software (spreadsheets, word processing, etc).

Preferred qualifications include:
* Research experience in a behavioral neurophysiology lab
* Programming experience with MATLAB, C++, Python and/or SQL

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 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.

Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01071

JOB LOCATION

San Francisco, CA

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More information about this recruitment: http://main.hercjobs.org/jobs/8429065

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