Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Assistant/ Associate Project Scientist University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF06652
The Assistant/Associate Project Scientist will perform independent research to study liver ischemia and reperfusion injury. The Assistant/Associate Project Scientist will also be responsible for supervising students and research fellow researchers, preparing manuscripts for publication in scientific journals, and assisting with the preparation of grant proposals. This position requires a MD or Ph. D. in medical sciences and a minimum of 5 years' experience in animal models of liver diseases. The position is a 12-month, non-Senate position. Interested applicants should e-mail their resumes to: Yzhai@mednet.ucla.edu
Starting Date: 9/1/2021
Specific Responsibilities include: The assigned project is focused on discovering immunological mechanisms of liver inflammation/injury, specifically to study liver macrophages in ischemia/reperfusion settings. This involves creating murine models of liver injury, breeding and characterizing transgenic mice, molecular and immunologic approaches to study liver immune responses.
Responsibilities of this position include study design, data analysis, and literature review and manuscript and grant preparation.
Supervision of students and new postdoctoral trainees in the lab.
Ability to work on multiple projects efficiently and effectively.
Ability to work independently on scientific projects.
Assist with preparation of grant proposals.
Preparation of manuscripts for publication in scientific journals.
Required to communicate well with other scientists.
Candidate should have 3 years research experience in immunology and murine models in an academic setting or equivalent.
The candidate will report directly to the Principal Investigator and will successfully carry out experiments and analyze the data generated with minimal supervision.
Ability to handle several projects simultaneously.
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
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.