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Crooks lab-Project Scientist

Application Window

Open date: March 1st, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Apr 1, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Crooks research lab (Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA) has an immediate opening for a Project Scientist to work on and supervise a project in the field of pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) and T cell immunotherapy. Rank commensurate with experience.

The candidate will primarily be responsible for designing, managing and executing experiments that involve gene editing of PSCs and T cell differentiation. The duties of the Project Scientist will include: taking part in project design and management; development and validation of assays and protocols; training employees and students; compilation and presentation of experimental results to the project team; preparation of publications and presentation of experimental results at scientific meetings.

The applicant must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biomedical Research and must have experience in the field of gene editing. A background in hematopoiesis, pluripotent stem cells and/or T cell immunology is strongly preferred. The candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal skills and organizational skills.

Interested applicants, please submit a complete application via this link:

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Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)