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Assistant or Associate Project Scientist - Surgical Oncology

Application Window

Open date: September 9th, 2020

Next review date: Thursday, Sep 9, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Sep 9, 2021 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.

Position description

The Moores Cancer Center ( a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and is seeking an Assistant or Associate Project Scientist.

The Project Scientist be responsible for performing cellular and molecular biology techniques as well as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) techniques to problems of cell growth and oncogenic transformation in order to study gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and other sarcomas. The Project Scientist will focus on the investigation of processes associated with normal cell growth and tumor progression. The Project scientist will be required to write grants and perform independent experiments.

Candidates must have a PhD and must have experience in writing grants and performing independent experiments. Candidates must have completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer biology or a related field at the time of hiring.

Appointment will be at Assistant or Associate Project Scientist level based on background and experience.

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

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales.

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 race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Requirements

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)