The Ashworth Lab is looking for an outstanding candidate to fill a Senior Research Scientist position.
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Work independently and collaboratively to develop and pursue research projects aimed at discovering novel genetic vulnerabilities and drug sensitivities in cancer • Train and mentor PhD students, postdocs, and other laboratory staff • Assist with ordering, maintenance of lab equipment and other lab organization as assigned
Required qualifications: • Possess a PhD degree with five years of postdoctoral experience. • Applicants need to be self-motivated, fast learners, critical thinkers, and enthusiastic about science and medicine. • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently. • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot experiments. • At least 2 years of experience working with mammalian cell lines in culture. • Experience performing basic molecular biology techniques, including molecular cloning, nucleic acid isolation, PCR, and protein expression analysis.
Preferred qualifications: • Expertise in cancer biology • Experience performing gene transfer studies using lentiviral infection of human cell cultures. • Experience with CRISPR-editing and pooled CRISPR screening techniques.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service 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.
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.