Academic/Faculty, Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory
University of California, Irvine
Project Scientist - Fruman Lab
Open date: March 13th, 2019
Next review date:April 15th, 2019 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: May 31st, 2019 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.
The Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the School of Biological Sciences is currently accepting applications for a Project Scientist in the area of cancer biology and immunology. The person in the position will perform experiments with mouse lymphocytes and leukemia cells under the direction of Dr. David Fruman. This project, funded by a grant from the American Society of Hematology, will use conditional gene inactivation in mice to assess the function of translation initiation factors in the survival of lymphoid leukemia cells and the function of normal lymphocytes. Renewal of the appointment will be contingent on the availability of adequate funding and performance.
The University of California, Irvine is ranked among the nation's best universities and has robust research funding and facilities. Cancer research on campus is supported through the NCI-Designated Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the UCI Cancer Research Institute. The Institute for Immunology supports research in this discipline. Our Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences provides key additional resources for this project. Irvine has a pleasant climate, five miles from the beach.
Requirements: Ph.D. in cancer biology, cell biology, immunology or a related discipline and an interest in basic and translational studies of cancer. Candidates with an M.S. degree and extensive practical experience will be considered. Preferred laboratory skills include cell culture, flow cytometry, molecular biology, and experience handling mice. Candidate will demonstrate significant, original, and creative contribution to a research or creative program or project. Also, candidate must possess professional competency and activity. Performing university and public service is encouraged.
Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, statement of research experience and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment URL:
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Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.