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Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Traumatic Brain Injury

Recruitment Period

Open date: March 14th, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, May 5, 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: Friday, Mar 13, 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 Anesthesiology ( at the University of California San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and seeks a Project Scientist with experience performing traumatic brain injury experiments.

Selected candidate(s) will have independent decision making related to supervising visiting scholars, interns and volunteers. Provide expert scientific knowledge and follow-through from development, execution, analysis, publication and if necessary, revision, of experiments. Will independently write and submit grant proposals and manuscripts.

Candidates must have an MD or PhD or MD/PhD with an emphasis relevant to the field traumatic brain injury experiments. Candidates with an MD must be board certified/eligible in internal medicine and be eligible for a California Medical License. Candidates must have a strong background in animal surgery experience and knowledge of animal anatomy and physiology.

Appointment will be at Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist level based on background and years of experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on 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 UC 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.


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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)