University of California, San Francisco Department of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases
The Langelier lab is now recruiting for a Full Specialist. Areas of specialization/responsibilities for this position include: carrying out bioinformatic analysis of host and microbe metagenomic sequencing data as well as single cell RNA sequencing data. Lead and work collaboratively on projects to study the host response to respiratory illnesses - in particular COVID-19 - and contribute to the development of improved diagnostics for respiratory infections, acute respiratory distress syndrome and sepsis.
Required qualifications: • Specialists appointed at the Full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or ten or more years of experience in the relevant specialization. • Programming skills in R. • Familiarity with tools relevant to analyzing high dimension microbial and human genomic data. • Strong attention to detail and solid analytical skills. • Self-motivated, ability to work efficiently and independently while contributing to the team effort and meeting deadlines. • Prior coursework in biology or medicine. • Ability to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner. • Interest in contributing to scientific studies and manuscripts.
Preferred qualifications: • Bachelor's, Masters or PhD degree in a biological science, computer science, biostatisitics or related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions, and may participate in University and Public Service. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.
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.