Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Assistant Project Scientist - Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06007
Assistant Project ScientistDepartment of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Nature of the research:
Investigating mechanisms by which the reproductive system forms and functions in mammals
Working with stem cells, animal models and primary tissues.
Gaining a better understanding of how germ cell development is controlled and how this process could be harnessed to understand fertility and build better contraceptives
Role and Responsibilities:
Designing experiments and implementing research projects.
Performing stem cell research and reprogramming, dissections, and immunofluorescence on various tissues and cells of mice and humans.
Conducting high resolution imaging microscopy using various technologies.
Managing a small team of undergraduate researchers.
Collaborating across multiple projects within the laboratory and internationally.
Communicating research findings within the laboratory and internationally.
Writing papers, grant proposals and generating publication quality figures.
Experience and qualifications required:
PhD in the field of cell biology or related field including biochemistry preferably with knowledge of stem cell biology
5 years or more of postdoctoral experience at a high-level research laboratory in the field of developmental and stem cell biology
Proficiency in techniques such as immunofluorescence, flow cytometry, RNASeq, live imaging, organ culture and the generation of organoids
A publication track record in high quality academic journals.
Evidence of excellent communication skills from presentations at national and international conferences.
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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).
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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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