The lab of professor Nevan Krogan in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology (CMP) at the University of California, San Francisco is recruiting a basic science full-time Researcher position with experience in proteomics and mass spectrometry. This is a principal investigator scientist position. The Krogan Lab (http://kroganlab.ucsf.edu) is a highly collaborative laboratory focusing on the molecular networks underpinning infectious disease, carcinogenesis, psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders. The candidate will work closely with senior members of the Krogan Lab to perform and analyze experiments in proteomics and mass spectrometry. This role is an excellent opportunity to learn a number of valuable, cutting-edge techniques while working with an ambitious and friendly research team. Our ideal applicant is a problem solver with a positive attitude, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to learn and implement methodology efficiently. Additionally, they will have strong written, verbal, and presentation skills and an ability to communicate and work in an interdisciplinary team environment.
Required Qualifications: • The applicant must have a PhD and/or MD degree in systems biology, biochemistry, or a related field. • Hands on experience in proteomics experimental design, sample preparation, and data analysis. • Hands on experience in HPLC and mass spectrometer instrument operation and maintenance. • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to communicate effectively and collaboratively with students, postdoctoral fellows, staff, and faculty. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Candidates must meet the requirements by the time of appointment. • Candidate's CV and/or cover letter must list qualifications (or if pending) upon applications submission.
Preferred Qualifications: • Ability to manage a diverse portfolio of collaborative projects between laboratories. • Extensive experience with molecular biology lab techniques and cell culture. • Computer programming skills in R, python or similar language. • Understanding of large-scale proteomics data and placing it in a biological context. • A track record of developing and leveraging innovative proteomic-based systems. • An interest in community outreach.
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.