The Rohit Bose Lab at UCSF (http://rohitlab.org) is searching for an exceptionally motivated and enthusiastic research specialist. The lab is run by a practicing physician-scientist focused on hormone-related cancers. Although primarily a lab-focused position, candidate may interface with clinical teams regarding patient data/samples. The lab is particularly focused on using patient data / samples to model disease in order to develop / test novel therapeutic strategies. The goal is to be an integral part of the Bose research team working with other lab members on cancer cell biology and to provide support at the same time. Position will require a degree of independence but will be under general supervision. There are several parts to this position:
Collaborate with other members on research projects that focus on hormone-related cancer organoids etc.
Support the organization of the Bose Lab, together with the other specialist. Order supplies, interact with vendors, troubleshoot equipment failure, administrative tasks, etc.
This job is a balancing act and requires an organized person with talent for multi-tasking.
Specialists appointed at the Junior rank must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in molecular or cell biology, biochemistry, biology or a related discipline.
Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a Master’s degree or equivalent in molecular or cell biology, biochemistry, biology or a related discipline.
Flexibility to work occasionally in excess of 8 hours and/or on weekends
A one-year time commitment is required, with possibility of extension.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years of lab experience from academia or industry (beyond coursework lab experience) and familiarity with one or more of the following: mammalian cell culture, microscopy, immunostaining, immunofluorescence, molecular biology, use of mouse models.
Candidates interested in gaining more experience prior to applying to graduate school are encouraged to apply.
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,
Internal Number: JPF02099
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.