University of California, San Francisco
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
Specialist Researcher Genetics, Epigenetics
Under the direction of the PI, the incumbent’s work in the lab will include performing and overseeing epigenetic, genomic, and bioinformatic studies on human endometrial tissue and isolated cell populations in health and disease. The incumbent will work with lab staff regarding planning, designing, and trouble-shooting of experiments and assuring achievement of lab goals and compliance with Federal, State, and Institutional regulations in the ethical conduct of research and human subjects protection, as well as biosafety and radiation safety regulations. The incumbent will also assist in grant and manuscript writing and meet regularly with the PI and other senior lab personnel regularly to assure that studies are on track, in accordance to University and regulatory quality, safety and research compliance metrics.
Experience in DNA isolation, bisulfite sequencing, methylation arrays, DNA methylation analyses of cultured cells and human tissues, cell culture, molecular biology, and bioinformatics and biostatistical expertise is required. Master’s or PhD in molecular biology is required. Master’s or PhD in molecular genetics and/or epigenetics is preferred.
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 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.