Job Overview The Assistant Specialist performs multi-parameter flow cytometry and fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) of human tumor cells; multiplexed fluorescence microscopy of fixed tumor tissue; prepare RNA and DNA; perform PCR, weaning, tail biopsy, and blood processing; maintain records of mice; and perform other duties as assigned.
About the Department of Pathology The Department of Pathology at UCSF aims to achieve the highest standards in patient care, research and education. The Department provides diagnostic pathology services in a wide variety of subspecialties with highly trained subspecialists who are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise. The Department’s research programs are diverse and interface with a wealth of basic and translational research programs that are a hallmark of UCSF. Our educational programs include a research-intensive academic residency program and fellowships in cytopathology, dermatopathology, gastrointestinal and liver pathology, gynecologic pathology, neuropathology and surgical pathology.
About UCSF 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 excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
Must possess a Master’s degree in Biology, Chemistry and/or Biochemistry or related field; or must have five years of experience in the relevant specialization.
Have one or more years of recent, directly related work experience utilizing the techniques or methods required by the position.
Have or more years of experience in either oncology, immunology, or molecular biology.
Ability to work well as part of a team and have enthusiasm for the practice of science.
Familiarity with advanced microscopy systems (e.g. multiphoton)
Experience in bioinformatics, programming language, and/or image analysis
Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions, and may participate in University and Public Service.
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training. Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF02487.
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.
Internal Number: JPF02487
About University of California, San Francisco
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.