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Junior Specialist - TSI Lab in Division of Adult CT Surgery 9/7/2016

University of California - San Francisco San Francisco, CA

Company
University of California - San Francisco
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JPF01051-SF
AJE Ref #
576110694
Location
San Francisco, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JUNIOR SPECIALIST - TSI LAB IN DIVISION OF ADULT CT SURGERY

Job #JPF01051

* SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - Surgery

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: September 6th, 2016
Last review date: September 21st, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: March 8th, 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

Heart failure is the leading cause of deaths worldwide. The generation of cardiomyocytes derived from embryonic stem (ES) cells is a possible therapy for enhance the heart function after myocardial infarction. The TSI-Lab lab at the UCSF Surgery is looking for an Junior Specialist with stem cell and molecular biology experience (Stem Cell culture, transplant rejection pathways etc.), to assist with therapeutic and development efforts. This individual will work closely with the group working on generating stem cell derived cardiomyocytes, characterize the immune response in vitro and in vivo in different mouse strains and investigate transplant rejection pathways.

The TSI-Lab works in four key areas:

* Stem cell culture including the differentiation stem cells in cardiomyocytes

* Validating the possible transplant rejection of stem cells and differentiated cardiomyocytes

* Modulation of cell surface markers to reduce the potential of immune activation

* Testing of immune response in different animal models

The position requires a Master s degree in Biology or related field and a demonstrated capacity to work accurately and learn quickly. It is an outstanding opportunity for new graduates. Excellent written and oral communication skills as well meticulous and well-organized lab bench skills are required. Knowledge of stem cell culture, flow cytometry, immunological assays (e.g. Elispot, Elisa) are necessary. Familiarity with administrative and lab organization is desirable.
All applicants with a relevant background may apply, but a priority will be given to applicants with a proven stem cell and molecular biology background. This is an outstanding opportunity to learn a variety of molecular biology techniques used in the investigation of pathways in the transplant rejection and stem cell differentiation while working in an outstanding institution. Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01051

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.

JOB LOCATION

San Francisco, CA

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More information about this recruitment: http://mid-atlantic.hercjobs.org/jobs/8440432

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