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Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Neurosciences

Application Window

Open date: January 29th, 2021

Last review date: Monday, Sep 6, 2021 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, Jan 29, 2022 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 Department of Neurosciences ( within the School of Medicine at University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and seeks an Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist.

Under supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Project Scientist will function independently and the role may include 1) designing, managing and conducting experiments; 2) training students and others in the field of study; 3) leading and making innovative and significant contributions to the project(s); 4) participating and presenting at scientific meetings; and 4) writing scientific reports, manuscripts and grants for submission and/or publication.

Candidate must have a PhD or MD (or equivalent), with an emphasis relevant to the neurosciences, basic sciences or related disciplines.

Candidates with a track record of publications are preferred.

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

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:

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

References may be requested from all finalist.

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)