The Department of Physiology is now recruiting for a Specialist at the Junior, Assistant or Associate ranks.
Lab overview: We study how the immune system and metabolism are coordinated to regulate inflammation and tissue health. We combine a variety of immunology and metabolic techniques to study how immunity is regulated, or becomes dysregulated, under the physiological pressures of aging and obesity. Responsibilities will include mouse husbandry and tissue collection, designing and executing experiments, and maintaining a detailed lab notebook. The successful candidate will train and work directly with the PI.
Required Qualifications: • BA/BS or MS (or in process) in a biological science or related field • Basic laboratory skills: molarity/dilution calculations, accurate solution formulation, ability to understand and follow basic laboratory protocols under direct supervision, willingness to work with mice • Organizational skills: maintenance of accurate lab notebooks, attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, team player • Experience with basic lab techniques such as PCR, western blotting, cell culture • Enthusiasm to learn and succeed • Candidate must meet all requirements including the required degree by the time of the appointment.
Preferred Qualifications: • Mouse handling, tissue collection, primary cell isolation, tissue culture • Interest in immunology and/or metabolism • Experience in flow cytometry, microscopy, cryosectioning, RNAseq analysis • Completion of prior research projects
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: JPF02935
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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.