Larabell Lab – Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist SCHOOL OF MEDICINE – Anatomy
The Larabell lab is seeking a Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist to join our group and contribute to new and ongoing projects. Our lab focuses on using correlated fluorescence and soft x-ray tomography to conduct quantitative studies of the 3D organization of molecules, mammalian cells, and tissues. The candidate will be expected to contribute to this research by working on three distinct yet related projects. 1) Imaging and quantifying phase separated molecules in vitro and in intact cells and tissues; 2) Imaging and quantifying misfolded proteins in vitro and in intact cells and tissues; and 3) Modeling the structural reorganization of cells in response to molecular signaling, application of exogenous agents, and other experimental manipulations. An exceptional candidate will lead their own independent project, develop new ideas, be familiar with the literature, and participate in procurement of funds, where appropriate.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
Willingness and ability to learn new methods and skills for changing research priorities.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a research team.
Ability to prioritize tasks, coordinate work tasks with others, and meet multiple deadlines.
Must have (or be in process of obtaining) a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) or four years of research experience to be appointed at the Junior rank.
Must have (or be in process of obtaining) a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five to ten years of research experience to be appointed at the Assistant or Associate ranks.
Must have (or be in process of obtaining) a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or at least ten or more years of research experience to be appointed at the Full rank.
Prior experience with synchrotron science using complex instrumentation and computer controls.
Prior experience with the collection of experimental data for biological fluorescence and x-ray imaging.
We are seeking at least a 2-year commitment. Depending on performance and workload, opportunities for independent research, mentorship of other trainees, and scientific writing will be available.
Applicants must meet requirements by the time of appointment.
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.
Documents Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. Cover Letter (optional) Statement of Research (Optional) Statement of Teaching (Optional) Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional) Misc / Additional (Optional)
References 2 references required (contact information only)
Internal Number: JPF03140
About University of California, San Francisco
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