Hsiao Lab - Assistant or Associate Specialist

University of California San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

Job posting number: #7117210

Posted: December 2, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Hsiao Lab - Assistant or Associate Specialist

The Hsiao Lab is seeking a Specialist (Assistant/Associate level). The ideal candidate should have immunology experience as well as experience using mouse and human cell culture models of human diseases. The candidate will be working with our laboratory to develop and maintain research methodology related to bone and metabolic diseases. The candidate will also help manage our wet lab research team of approximately 8 people.

Required qualifications:
• Specialists appointed at the Assistant rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five years of experience in the relevant specialization.
• Specialists appointed at the Associate rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five to ten years of experience in the relevant specialization.
• Molecular biology (westerns, qPCR, electrophoresis, DNA/RNA isolation, etc.)
• Cytokine assessments/ELISA
• Cellular assays of immune function
• Tissue culture
• Use of mouse models (husbandry, euthanasia, tissue collection)
• Light microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, immunohistochemistry
• Supervisory experience
• Excellent communication, organizational, and people skills
Preferred qualifications:
• Experience with single cell sequencing or bulk RNAseq analysis
• Human stem cell culture experience (especially human embryonic stem cell and iPS cell
• Microbiome sample processing and analysis
• MicroCT and other imaging analyses
• Experience with mouse survival surgeries
• Post-graduate training in field

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.

Please apply online at https://apptrkr.com/3664929. Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.

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.

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