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Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Hematology/Oncology

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 31st, 2017
Last review date: October 2nd, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: August 31st, 2018
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.


Academic Position in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. The Moores Cancer Center ( a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body is actively recruiting a Project Scientist.

The Moores Cancer Center services were ranked among the top 50 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2016-17 "Best Hospitals" survey, which recognized UC San Diego Health as the top adult hospital in San Diego. In 2015, the center was named one of "100 Hospitals and Health with Great Oncology Programs" by Becker's Hospital Review.

The selected candidate will work independently designing and executing complicated in vitro and in vivo experiments including the generation of genetic mouse models. The selected candidate will assist in the preparation of manuscripts and grant proposals.

Candidates must have a PhD in molecular biology or biological sciences with experience in research including mouse genetics and microRNA methodology. Experience with microRNA experimentation in cancer and other disease models is also required.

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

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