Junior or Assistant Specialist- Cho/Cheng Lab University of California, San Francisco Department of Dermatology
The Raymond Cho/Jeffrey Cheng UCSF Dermatology lab is actively profiling human and mouse model inflammatory skin rashes on the single-cell level (single cell RNA-sequencing, sequencing based protein epitope analysis, and highly multiplexed immunofluorescence) to improve molecular classification and treatment response prediction. We are a highly productive genomics-oriented laboratory seeking a specialist at the junior or assistant level.
The ideal candidate would have at least a B.A./B.S. degree with a strong immunology background and be independent and self-motivated, detail oriented, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. We expect the appointee to participate in and receive authorship in scientific articles and to contribute to the intellectual environment of the laboratory, in addition to supporting and managing the lab. He/she must be able to plan, conduct, and oversee experiments, independently develop and optimize experimental protocols, and interpret data and results.
Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience.
Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five years of research experience.
1.5 year commitment to working in the lab.
Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
Attention to detail and accurate record keeping
Ability to work well independently and collaboratively with other lab members
Previous research experience of at least 2 years and expertise in immunology assays (such as flow cytometry, stimulation assays, ELISA)
Previous research experimental use of mouse models
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.
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: JPF03091
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