Job Summary: A position for a research assistant/lab manager is currently available in an established laboratory focused on human leukemia, and offers exciting opportunities to perform novel research applying molecular and cellular biology to the treatment of human disease. Ideal start date immediate but can be flexible.
The organizational aspects of the job will include laboratory maintenance tasks including ordering, maintaining of lab equipment and protocols, maintenance of laboratory supplies, reagents and support of other laboratory personnel. Technical scientific duties may include maintenance of cell lines, processing of human blood and bone marrow samples, antibody staining/FACS analysis, RT-PCR, quantitative PCR, sequencing (including novel single cell sequencing techniques), site-directed mutagenesis, DNA, RNA, and protein electrophoresis, Western blotting, plasmid preparation, transfection and retroviral infection of cell lines, cellular proliferation and cytotoxicity assays, and other duties as assigned. Opportunity for independent projects based on prior experience and interest.
Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or at least four years of research experience (e.g., with instrumentation and research equipment, social science research methods, or creative activities). Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess (or in process of obtaining) a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or five 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 five to ten 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 ten or more years of experience in the relevant specialization. These required qualifications must be possessed by the time of hire. Applicant preferably will be experienced in curation, analysis, and interpretation of bioinformatics data relevant to our research program. As well as, experienced in the multi-dimensional analysis of cancer genomes, epi genomes, and transcriptomes to inform our biological and clinical understanding of cancer, interfacing with basic and translational researchers. Applicants’ materials must list current and pending qualifications upon submission.
Note: fingerprinting and background check are required prior to hire.
Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03004
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