Project Manager for the UCSF Immunoprofiler and ImmunoX Initiative
University of California, San Francisco
June 30, 2017
San Francsico, California
Higher Education Institution
The UCSF Department of Pathology is searching for a Project Manager for the UCSF Immunoprofiler (http://www.immunoprofiler.org/) and ImmunoX Initiative.
The candidate will manage a university-wide, clinical-translational study seeking to identify classes of immune pathologies within diseased and healthy human biopsies. The candidate will help to establish untapped streams of immune-related disease biopsies (such as neurodegeneration, cancer, chronic viral disease, and autoimmunity). The candidate will be intimately involved with a team comprising approximately 40 members with day-to-day interactions with approximately 8-12 laboratory-based scientists and computational biologists. The candidate will regularly engage with the 6-8 technology cores to ensure optimal tissue study and data capture into an interactive, open-access database. The candidate will engage in weekly meetings with laboratory and clinical team members to participate in and ensure consistent sample access and processing.
This position is classified as a Research Specialist (Full or Associate Level). Specialist appointed at the Associate rank must possess a master’s or PhD-level degree (or equivalent degree) in biological sciences or bioinformatics or five to ten years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Specialist appointed at the full rank must possess a doctorate degree (or equivalent) in biological sciences or bioinformatics or ten or more years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Working knowledge of best practices in a biological laboratory setting are preferred, for example at least 1 year of experience with cell isolation from tissues, single-cell cytometry, and RNA/exome sequence analysis. Post-graduate training in relevant field is preferred.
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.