Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Assistant Project Scientist - Division of Nephrology
The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine seeks to hire a full-time (100%) employee as an Assistant Project Scientist. This position requires creative contributions and collaborative development of active research programs investigating topics relevant to the research areas of immune responses in fibrotic diseases, malignancies, cancer therapeutics, and immune checkpoint therapy.
Basic Qualifications: Ph.D. in the fields related to Immunology, Fibrosis, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Cancer Therapy and/or Biochemistry. Three or more years of research experience in immunology research involving fibrosis, diabetes and cancer immunology (various aspects including innate immunity, cell signaling, interactions with microbiota, and cytokines therapies).
Preferred Qualifications: Should have extensive experience (10+ years) in molecular immunology and biological techniques (handling small-molecule drugs, DNA, RNA and protein samples), cell culture and cell biology techniques. Solid background (3+ years) in study design and fluency in the use of technologies germane to the investigation of tumor immunology, tumor microenvironment in cells and animal models by using multi-color flow cytometry, cell sorting, Real-time PCR, ELISPOT, ELISA, Immunohistochemistry, Reverse Phase Protein Array (RPPA), ELISA and Western Blot, as well as CFSE Proliferation assay and PI/AnnexinV apoptosis assay.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, design and conduct series of experiments to evaluate new anticancer and/or antifibrotic agents in cells and animal models. The candidate will focus on developing and using novel approaches and models for determining immune profiling of anti-tumor and anti-fibrosis activity & molecular signatures. He/She will actively interact with various investigators to fulfill the needs for different projects. He/She should be able to teach and guide junior and senior team players and work in a team based research environment, lead projects, and work directly with MD and PhD trainees.
Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, statement of research, contact information for three references, and their curriculum vitae (include community/public service and professional competence/activities in CV) online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF02779
For first full consideration, applications must be received by May 31, 2019. This position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2019.
This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.
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