Junior, Assistant, Associate, or Full Specialist – Dunn Lab
The goal of the Dunn lab is to understand how visual information is parsed and processed in the retina at the cone-to-cone bipolar synapse and to determine how this information is perturbed in disease.
The area of specialization entails colony maintenance, genotyping, experimental support, lab organization and management. The candidate will handle mice and be familiar with or eager to learn molecular biology, cell biology, and imaging techniques.
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/Associate must possess a master's degree (or equivalent degree) or five years of experience for the Assistant rank or 5-10 years of experience for the Associate rank demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization directly-related laboratory research experience in cell biology and neurobiology, or equivalent experience in confocal microscopy, fine dissection skills, and an eye for subtle differences in tissue, cell, and sub-cellular structure. Specialists appointed at the Full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in the relevant specialization. Candidates must have organizational and collaborative skills, must be adaptable, reliable, and willing to learn. Candidates with prior research/wet lab experience, and basic chemistry knowledge 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 and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.
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/JPF02404
Internal Number: JPF02404
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.