Junior Specialist in the Laboratory for Brain Tumor Research Center
Under direct supervision, The Junior Specialist will provide technical and administrative support to the investigators in the Laboratory for Brain Tumor Research Center. This research is focused on conducting biological and immunological studies of brain tumors in rodents and human tissues with the goal of discovering novel effective treatments for patients suffering from brain tumors. The Junior Specialist will be responsible for data collection and management to assure high quality data will be accessible to the entire research team. Additional responsibilities include: performing experimental surgeries, such as stereotactic inoculation of tumor cells in the brain and stereotactic delivery of oncogenes that induce brain tumor, on rodents and administration of drug therapies; performing and evaluating tumor size on rodents; preparation of tumor and immune cells for therapy models; histological and biochemical preparation of tissue, sectioning and staining; hi-resolution microscopic and biochemical analysis of brain and brain tumor tissue; placing supply orders and organize house-keeping issues in the lab, and assisting with preparation of abstracts and manuscripts.
Specialists appointed at the Junior rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree). Applicant’s materials must list (pending) qualifications upon submission. Applicants must have obtained the required degree for the Junior Specialist rank by the time of hire.
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.
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.