Specialist (Loh Lab) 8/19/2016
University of California - San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY SPECIALIST (LOH LAB)
* SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - Pediatrics
Open date: August 18th, 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 18th, 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.
University of California, San Francisco
Department of Pediatrics
Our laboratory is focused on translational pediatric cancer research. This person will work alongside a junior faculty member with interests in leukemia. Specific goals include: (1) identifying biochemical pathways that are different in B cell leukemia vs. normal cells; (2) Determining the therapeutic potential of targeting specific deregulated signaling proteins; (3) Testing chemotherapy alone or in combination with targeted medications in primary cells and cell lines.
Technical skills that will be performed on a regular basis include (1) Western blots; (2) Phospho-flow cytometry; (3) Viability assays (4) Cell culture maintenance; and (5) mouse handling.
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 rank must possess a master s degree (or equivalent degree) or five years of experience in the relevant specialization. Specialists appointed at the Associate rank must possess a master s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization. Appointees at the Associate level should have significant record of academic accomplishment including published or in-press publication, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service. In addition, prior experience as an undergraduate or post graduate work in at least two different laboratories with references provided and basic lab experience in molecular biology and biochemical techniques is required. Some experience with bioinformatics and proficiency in basic coding is preferred.
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.
Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01061
San Francisco, CA
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