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Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Neurosciences

Position overview

Position title: Neurosciences Project Scientist
Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $71,500 - $188,400. The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2023-24-academic-salary-scales.html) set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/july-2023-acad-salary-scales/t37-b.pdf

Application Window

Open date: August 16, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Sep 17, 2023 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, Aug 15, 2024 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 (https://neurosciences.ucsd.edu/index.html) within the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is seeking Project Scientists.

Under supervision of the Principal Investigators, the Project Scientists will function independently and the role includes:
1) designing, managing and conducting experiments;
2) training and teaching 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;
5) writing scientific reports, manuscripts and grants for submission and/or publication.

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

A link to full description of the Project Scientist series is provided for your review: http://adminrecords.ucsd.edu/PPM/docs/230-311.html

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a MD or equivalent, or a doctoral degree in neurosciences, basic sciences or other related health disciplines.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with publications 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)

Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03722

Help contact: fmarciel@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 University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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