University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics Specialist Series
The Department of Pediatrics is now recruiting candidates for appointment as a Junior Specialist.
Required qualifications: • Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities).
The Junior Specialist will work closely under general supervision with a pediatric rheumatologist to study basic mechanisms of autoimmunity. The jobs main focus will be characterizing novel autoimmune genes with regard to their in vivo function utilizing mouse models. Knowledge of immunology at the undergraduate level is required. Willingness to work with mice is required. The job will involve a variety of techniques in molecular biology (PCR, RNA extraction, QPCR, western blotting, southern blotting) and cellular immunology (flow cytometry, mouse lymph node dissection, ELISA, tissue culture, cell sorting).
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service 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.