Project Scientist Series - UCLA G.O. Discovery Laboratory
Open date: December 16, 2022
Next review date: Saturday, Apr 1, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 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.
The G.O. Discovery Laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a Project Scientists at the Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist level. The laboratory is affiliated with the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Cell Research Center, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Molecular Biology Institute. This appointment will be under the supervision of Professor Sanaz Memarzadeh, M.D., Ph.D., a gynecologic oncologist and molecular biologist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.
The candidate will be expected to make significant and creative contributions to the study of two epithelial gynecologic cancers, ovarian and endometrial cancer. The work will focus on understanding mechanisms of resistance to standard chemo- and immune therapies in addition to studying normal cells that could be precursors to either cancer type.
Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a basic science field to apply. Applicants must also be experience with molecular biology, cell-based studies, in vivo assays, microscopy, immunohistochemistry, FACS analysis, pharmacology, virology, and immunology. Experience with small animal surgical procedures is required.
The candidate is expected to work closely with the PI and collaborators on research projects. The candidate is also expected to mentor trainees with the PI in the laboratory, analyze data, write manuscripts and help write and prepare grant applications.
The level of appointment will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications.
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Ph.D. degree or equivalent
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