We are seeking to recruit an outstanding candidate to fill a Senior Research Scientist position. The ideal candidate will be able to independently develop, guide, and complete research projects.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Working independently and collaboratively to develop and complete research projects • Training lab members, including guiding and troubleshooting experiments for PhD students, postdocs, and laboratory staff
Required qualifications: • Possess a PhD degree or equivalent research experience. • Applicants need to be self-motivated, fast learners, critical thinkers, and enthusiastic about science and medicine. • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently. • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and troubleshoot experiments. • At least 2 years of experience working with mammalian cell lines in culture. • Experience performing basic molecular biology techniques, including molecular cloning, nucleic acid isolation, PCR, and protein expression analysis. • Candidates must meet the requirements by the time of appointment.
Preferred qualifications: • Postdoctoral training with expertise in cancer biology. • Experience performing gene transfer studies using lentiviral infection of human cell cultures. • Experience performing knock-down experiments using siRNA, lentiviral infection and CRISPR-based techniques.
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.
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.