The Krogan Lab (http://kroganlab.ucsf.edu) is a highly collaborative laboratory focusing on the molecular networks underpinning infectious disease, carcinogenesis and psychiatric disorders. We seek a motivated, skilled Junior or Assistant Specialist to help develop primary cell culturing and genetic engineering protocols for use in studying the human genes underling pathogen infection and replication. The position will involve the handling of primary human blood and tissue samples, in-vitro culturing and genetic engineering with CRISPR/Cas9, and handling of pathogens such as Influenza and HIV. This role is an excellent opportunity to learn a number of valuable, cutting-edge techniques while working with an ambitious and friendly research team.
This position requires a bachelors or masters degree in the biological sciences and 1-5 years of molecular biology laboratory experience. Our ideal applicant is a problem solver with a positive attitude, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to learn and implement methodology efficiently.
Bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences or equivalent for Junior Rank Appointment
Master’s degree in the biological sciences or equivalent for Assistant Rank Appointment
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.
Internal Number: JPF02302
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.