Academic/Faculty, Biological/Biomedical Sciences, Medical - Research
The new Hansen lab is inviting highly qualified, inquisitive scientists to apply for a position as Staff Scientist. The focus of the Hansen lab’s research is to understand how the basic cellular recycling process called autophagy is regulated during aging. We combine biochemistry, cell biology, and genetics in both the nematode C. elegans and mammalian cell culture systems to address fundamental questions about the regulation and role of autophagy during aging. Successful applicants for this long-term position will be involved in scientific and administrative oversight for a specialized laboratory as well as developing new research projects. Of note, 2-3 weeks of training in San Diego between June 28 and July 16 prior to starting work at Buck is required for this job.
Provide day-to-day management of a specialized laboratory, including staffing, training and research project development.
Design, plan and execute original research projects and analyze results. Make significant contribution to the laboratory.
Publish and present data.
Help in different ongoing projects of the lab as and when needed.
Provide scientific support and training in field of expertise to other Institute researchers.
Demonstrate independent research capability.
Continue development of expertise in field.
Attend and participate in institutional programs, seminars, and lectures.
Education and Experience
PhD or MD in relevant field
1-3 years relevant experience in a specialized laboratory
To be eligible for appointment, a candidate must demonstrate and have written recommendations of achievement in each of the following areas:
Quality and number of publications
Quality of training activities
Invitations to meetings
Notable contribution to and/or management of a specialized laboratory
Outstanding record during postdoctoral fellowship training
Service to Buck or similar institute
Interaction with other departments
Adherence and promotion of policies and procedures
Interactions and collaborations with Institute colleagues and staff
Participation in institute activities
Strong interpersonal skills
Additional Salary Information: *Competitive (academic/non-profit research institute/North Bay) salary commensurate with experience
*Generous benefits package including health insurance, paid parental leave, generous vacation and 401(k) with 5% employer match
Our success will ultimately change healthcare. At the Buck, we aim to end the threat of age-related diseases for this and future generations by bringing together the most capable and passionate scientists from a broad range of disciplines to identify and impede the ways in which we age. We are an independent, nonprofit institution located in Marin County, CA, with the goal of increasing human healthspan, or the healthy years of life. Globally recognized as the pioneer and leader in efforts to target aging—the number one risk factor for diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer, macular degeneration, heart disease, and diabetes—the Buck seeks to help people live better longer. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to create an atmosphere where diversity of identity, experience, and background are welcomed, valued, and supported. Candidates who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.