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Assistant Project Scientist - Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

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The Department of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles, seeks applicants for an Assistant Project Scientist position. The candidate must hold a PhD or MD PhD degree in a Life Science discipline and have had 5 years of post-doctoral training in genetics and molecular biology. The candidate must have detailed knowledge of stem cell biology and developmental biology. In addition, the candidate must have ample experience with Drosophila genetics.
The candidate must also have demonstrated skills in tissue dissections, confocal microscopy, cell sorting, molecular biology techniques, including DNA cloning and qPCR, as well as assays of protein levels and activity. Experience supervising undergraduates and graduate students is required. Proficiency in writing grants is expected. Salary is commensurate with applicant’s experience.

Successful candidates will be expected to publish results in scientific journals and present results at national and international meetings. Please apply by March 8, 2018, by submitting your C.V., cover letter, and a statement of research interests and experience to
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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)