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Assistant Research Scientist - Medicine - Physiology

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The Department of Medicine ( at University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and seek applicants for an Assistant Research Scientist Position.

Candidates must have a PhD or MD/PhD. We are recruiting a candidate with strong expertise in exercise physiology, skeletal muscle physiology, intracellular calcium measurements, and nitric oxide biochemistry. Strong expertise in biochemistry of enzymes, nitric oxide, nitric oxide donors, S-nitrosothiols and post-translational modifications in proteins is also required.

Preferentially, the candidate should have expertise in working with intact whole muscle contractility, isolating single muscle fibers from mice to test contractility and fatigability, and measuring intracellular calcium transients and free radical production in live cells under different oxygen tensions.

Appointment will be at Assistant Research Scientist level. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on 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 gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • 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)