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Assistant Research Scientist - Medicine - Genetics

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Academic Position. The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine ( in the Department of Medicine at University of California, San Diego, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Ideker lab seeks a high level Research Scientist to lead a group of research fellows and staff on a molecular network mapping project in cancer. This work is part of the cancer cell map initiative, an NCI funded center for cancer systems biology.

Ideal candidate will be familiar with one or more of the following: Biomedical data translation, bioinformatics and clinical expertise specific to patient data analysis, database design and implementation, and cellular subsystems. Candidates should have worked with: Biomedical data translation and techniques/strategies for genotype-phenotype prediction.

Candidates must have a PhD or MD/PhD in statistical or molecular genetics, computational or systems biology, or related discipline with multiple years of post-doctoral experience. Candidates must be proficient in: Deep transcriptome profiling, digital expression profiling, analysis of differential gene expression profiles, and the translation of genotype to phenotype using deep hierarchical models of biology.

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.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • 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)