Autism Genetics Lab - Junior, Assistant, Associate, or Full Specialist
University of California, San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Preferred Education: Bachelor’s
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: JPF03412
Autism genetics lab seeking a Specialist for computational analysis of large datasets investigating gene-sex, gene-gene, and gene-environment interaction. Background in human genetics and analytical experience in genome-wide datasets highly desirable; computer programming, advanced statistical skills, and experience in neuropsychiatric genetics also advantageous. The successful applicant will be self-motivated, a creative trouble-shooter, and flexible in contributing to a range of collaborative projects. Abundant opportunities to publish in the scientific literature, to use emerging technologies and methods, to collaborate with experimentalists, and to contribute to understanding the biological basis and therapeutic potential for autism and related disorders.
Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least 4 years of relevant research experience. Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least 5 years of experience in the relevant specialization. Specialists appointed at the Associate rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least 5-10 years of experience in the relevant specialization. Specialists appointed at the Full rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or 10 or more years of experience in the relevant specialization. Applicants must meet all qualifications by appointment effective date.
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 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.