Research Specialists - Flavell Lab 9/9/2016
University of California - San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY RESEARCH SPECIALISTS - FLAVELL LAB
* SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - Radiology
Open date: June 27th, 2016
Last review date: October 11th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: December 31st, 2017
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.
Specialist position in the Junior, Assistant, Associate or Full rank is currently available in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) working with Dr. Robert Flavell to develop hyperpolarized 13C and positron emission tomography methods for sensing perturbations in the interstitial microenvironment, including acidic pH and alterations in metal homeostasis. These projects are primed for high-end publication in the near future. The successful applicant will work as part of a collaborative team and have access to a wide range of equipment, including at micro PET/CT scanner, on-site cyclotron, 18F and 11C synthesis modules, hot cells, and liquid scintillation equipment. Additionally, for MR research there is access to multiple polarizers, and a variety of high field NMR systems. A dedicated cell and molecular biology laboratory, fully equipped for biological assays as well as a recently installed state of the art LC-MS system are used for complementary investigations.
Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities). Specialists appointed at the Assistant or Associate rank must possess a master s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five years of experience in the relevant specialization. Specialists appointed at the full rank must possess a PhD degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in the relevant specialization. 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. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in radiochemistry and MR research, some experience in investigations of cells, organs or animal models, and an interest in metabolism, cancer biology, biochemistry, and/or cell physiology. Preferred skills include organic chemistry, radiochemistry, and experience in magnetic resonance or molecular imaging research. Experience in working with animal models and cell line would be helpful. A demonstrated track record of research productivity including publications and references, and independent specialized research is desirable.
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.
Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF00991
San Francisco, CA
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