Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Neural Stem Cell Biologist
University of California San Diego
The laboratory of Dr. Mark Tuszynski in the Department of Neurosciences within the School of Medicine at UC, San Diego (http://neurosciences.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.
The laboratory conducts research towards developing neural stem cell transplant therapies for spinal cord injury. The position makes innovative and significant contributions pertaining to generation of neural stem cells from embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells for treatment of spinal cord injury.
The Project Scientist, under supervision of the PI, designs and conducts experiments, writes and publishes scientific reports, manuscripts and grants.
Candidates must have an MD or PhD with an emphasis relevant to neuroscience and stem cell biology. Candidates must have experience in pluripotent stem cells, neural stem cell biology and neuroscience.
Candidates with a track record of publications are preferred.
Appointment will be at Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist level based on background and experience.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
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, or status as a protected veteran.
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