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Post Doctoral Researcher in the Division of Regenerative Medicine, Department of Medicine

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 11th, 2019

Last review date: Thursday, Jan 9, 2020 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: Thursday, Dec 10, 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 Signer Lab in the Division of Regenerative Medicine at UC San Diego is looking for a Post-Doctoral Researcher interested in protein homeostasis in hematopoietic stem cells.

The Post Doctoral Researcher will be responsible for the following:
1) Characterization of hematopoiesis in genetic mouse models, 2) Isolation and transplantation of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells, 3) Quantification of gene/protein expression, signal transduction pathway activation, and evaluation of protein homeostasis.

Procedures will include cellular and molecular biology techniques including flow cytometry, cell sorting, PCR, Western blotting, high throughput sequencing, microscopy, cloning, virus preparation/infection, tissue culture, and generation of transgenic/knockout mice.

The postdoctoral researcher will also be involved in general laboratory maintenance, participate in group meetings, data presentation and manuscript preparation.

Candidates must have obtained a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology and/or a related field.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on published University of California pay scales. Applications must be submitted to the UCSD on-line application collection system, AP-On-Line Recruit, at:

The Office of Research Affairs at UC San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the academic, staff, and student body.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job location

La Jolla, 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.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required