The Junior Specialist position is a laboratory-based research position using biochemical, small molecule, and molecular genetic approaches in C. elegans to understand the relationship between a steroid signaling pathway, aging, and learning and memory. A successful applicant will be responsible for conducting, under supervision, biochemical analysis including protein purification and chromatography, molecular genetics analysis including cloning and construction of nucleic acid reagents. These reagents will then be used in C. elegans. Analysis of these reagents in C. elegans will involve microscopy based imaging and RNAi screens. The candidate will help maintain and oversee laboratory reagents and their dissemination as required by the NIH policies pertaining to resource sharing.
BS or BA degree.
At least 1 year of experience with protein purification and chromatography.
Working familiarity with molecular biology and cloning techniques.
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.