The Department of Surgery at University of California, San Francisco is seeking for a part-time (80% FTE) Assistant Professional Researcher with strong background in vascular biology to implement and advance innovative research programs in basic and translational vascular-focused research. The ultimate goal of the position is to successfully carry out research projects to identify novel drug targets and inform rational design of new therapeutics to treat vascular diseases, including cerebral vascular diseases. Specific responsibilities include conducting experimental research, manage projects, analyze results, write scientific articles and grants, and perform other duties as assigned. The incumbent will carry out research projects to understand molecular regulation of arterial venous programming and arteriogenesis using mouse genetics, animal models of diseases, as well as imaging, pharmacological, and molecular approaches, to identify molecular regulators, therapeutic targets and novel treatment strategies for arterial occlusive diseases and hemorrhagic conditions, including stroke and peripheral artery disease.
Required Qualifications: • Must have a PhD and/or MD degree. • Excellent publication record with more than three first author articles high impact journals.
• Funding history from extramural agencies like NIH and AHA. • Strong bench skills, with high degree of independence to conduct experiments, using mouse genetics, mouse models of vascular diseases, genomic techniques, molecular biology, gene expression regulations. • The individual should be highly self-motivated, process strong written and oral communication skills with experiences in manuscript preparation and grant writing, and be able to work productively both independently and in a team environment.
Preferred Qualification: • Experience working in the UCSF system.
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.
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.