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Assistant Project Scientist - Dept. of Integrative Biology and Physiology

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Project Scientist
Salary range: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2023-24-academic-salary-scales.html

Application Window

Open date: July 1, 2024

Next review date: Tuesday, Jul 30, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2024 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 Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles is seeking an Assistant Project Scientist position at 100% percent time.

The Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology the University of California, Los Angeles, seeks applicants for an Assistant Project Scientist position. The candidate must hold a PhD in a biology-related field and training in multi-omics systems analyses.

The candidate must have research experience in bioinformatics, computational biology and systems biology with demonstrated ability to conduct high-level research on complex diseases and develop new computational methodologies and tools for multiomics network modeling and mechanistic studies. Experience in bulk and single cell multi-omics integration, network modeling, and microbiome-centric omics analysis is preferred. The candidate should be highly motivated, independent and productive with a strong publication record. Evidence of leadership qualities such as mentoring students/lab members and/or leading teams to completion of projects and/or leading grant applications will be considered favorably.

Successful candidates will be expected to publish results in high impact scientific journals, present results at national and international meetings, and apply for research grants. Please apply by July 31, 2024 by submitting your application at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09552

Qualifications

Basic qualifications

PhD in a biology-related field and training in multi-omics systems analyses.

Additional qualifications

The candidate must have research experience in bioinformatics, computational biology and systems biology with demonstrated ability to conduct high-level research on complex diseases and develop new computational methodologies and tools for multiomics network modeling and mechanistic studies.

Preferred qualifications

Experience in bulk and single cell multi-omics integration, network modeling, and microbiome-centric omics analysis is preferred. The candidate should be highly motivated, independent and productive with a strong publication record. Evidence of leadership qualities such as mentoring students/lab members and/or leading teams to completion of projects and/or leading grant applications will be considered favorably.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research Interests and Experience - (Self-Statement)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)

None

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09552

Help contact: theresar@lifesci.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy, please visit https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-035.pdf.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

Job location

Main UCLA Campus