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Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Perinatal Biologist

Application Window

Open date: November 8, 2022

Next review date: Sunday, Jan 8, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Nov 8, 2023 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 Pathology (http://pathology.ucsd.edu) at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and seeks an Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist.

UCSD recently launched the Center for Perinatal Discovery, which is primarily a collaboration between the Departments of Pathology, Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, and Pediatrics. The overarching mission of the Center is to understand the effects of maternal health on pregnancy, and the effects of pregnancy exposures and outcomes on maternal and offspring health throughout the lifespan.

The successful candidates will be a part of the Center for Perinatal Discovery and will have the opportunity to be involved in multiple collaborations across laboratories within the Center. The successful candidates will be expected to be involved in small and large collaborative projects, teaching and supervising students and postdoctoral fellows. The successful candidate will also be expected to make original and significant contributions to a research program in a discipline relevant to stem cell, reproductive, and/or perinatal biology, and participate in all aspects of laboratory research, including experimental design, data analysis, and manuscript and grant writing.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
Project Scientist - see: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-311.pdf

Appointment level/rank is dependent upon academic experience and scholarly achievements.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must hold an MD, MD/PhD, or PhD in any biological sciences, stem cell, or reproductive biology related fields.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with knowledge, work /training experience, and publications utilizing human iPSC-based disease models and/or mass cytometry/spatial genomics/proteomics are preferred.

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
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03465

Help contact: kmarroquin@ucsd.edu

Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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