Associate Specialist – Conte Lab University of California, San Francisco Department of Surgery
The duties and responsibilities for this Associate Specialist include: • Executing laboratory research project(s) related to vascular graft healing under the direct supervision of PI. • Conducting studies on vascular injury and grafting in animal models (mouse, rabbit), including the use of microsurgical techniques. • Processing and analyzing tissues from animal experiments including histologic examination, immunostaining, and quantification of gene expression. • Cell and molecular biology experiments providing mechanistic links to the in-vivo studies. • Data analysis. • Abstract and manuscript preparation.
Qualifications: • Specialists appointed at the Associate rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or must have at least five to ten years of research experience.
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 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.
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.