The Perera Lab at UCSF is searching for a research specialist to start in early 2016. The position is available to study the cellular and molecular biology of pancreatic cancer with a focus on pathways regulating signaling and tumor metabolism. We are seeking highly motivated candidates to join our team. You will be part of a rich intellectual and collaborative environment and will have access to state-of-the-art facilities within the UCSF Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses. Candidates can find more information about our research at: http://rushikapereralab.com
Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Biology or a related discipline or equivalent research experience. Appointees at the Assistant rank must possess a Master’s degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Biology or five years of experience in a related discipline. The ideal candidate must have at least 1-2 years of lab experience (beyond coursework lab experience) and familiarity with one or more of the following: mammalian cell culture, microscopy, immunostaining, immunofluorescence, molecular biology, use of mouse models. A one-year time commitment is required, with possibility of extension. Candidates with prior research experience in academia or industry, and candidates interested in gaining more experience prior to applying to graduate school are encouraged to apply.
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.