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Project Scientist-Facility Director

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UCLA Brain Research Institute invites highly qualified applicants to apply for the position in the Project Scientist series. Qualified candidates with a Ph.D. in Anatomy (preferred) or related field, Expertise in Light and Electron Microscopy, are encouraged to apply.

We are seeking a part time project scientist to oversee operation of BRI Microscopic Techniques and Electron Microscopy Core Facilities. Provide teaching and supervision in the areas of histological technology, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, research methods, experimental design-related problem-solving, laboratory equipment, and other areas within the purview of the Core Facility, to scientific investigators, postdocs, students, and other Core Facility users. Major duties include teaching, supervision, technical support, laboratory management, project management, space utilization, and consultation on issues related to research projects and methodology. Perform laboratory tasks and maintain a professional environment for the facility. Train and supervise students and less trained staff in proper protocols and safety procedures required in the Core. Keep records of procedures and training performed. Establish and implement laboratory safety practices as required by EH&S.

Please be advised that the final candidate recommended for hire into a critical (or otherwise designated) position will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

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Job location

Los Angeles, CA


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

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

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)