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Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist - Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 15th, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 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: Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 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 Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences ( at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, student body, and is recruiting a Project Scientist for our Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM), Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI), Gynecologic Oncology (GynOnc), Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS), and general Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) divisions.

We seek an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual with rigorous training in development, genetics, molecular biology, genomics and bioinformatics, who is interested in an academic career focused on advancing research and education in the field of developmental biology. The ideal Project Scientist will be able to direct their own independent research project with oversight and input from the principal investigator. The incumbent will also assist with lab management tasks and help oversee the projects of others in the laboratory, including training and providing scientific direction for graduate students, undergraduate students and postdocs in the laboratory. The ideal candidate will also assist with manuscript writing and grant preparation and will also have the opportunity to present their work at scientific meetings.

Candidates must have a PhD in Genetics, Molecular Biology, Genomics, Bioinformatics or other related area.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist level will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales.

A link to full description of the Project Scientist series is provided for
your review:

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veterans status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Published Manuscripts - Please provide PDFs of 4 selected published manuscripts

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 4 required (contact information only)