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Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Rheumatology

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 18th, 2017
Last review date: February 15th, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: July 18th, 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.


Project Scientist Position in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology: 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 a Project Scientist Position.

Candidates must have a PhD or MD/PhD in cell, molecular biology, rheumatology or related discipline with 5 years post-doctoral experience. Candidates must have knowledge of analysis of immune cells and fibroblasts, particularly from arthritic joints.

Candidates should be proficient in fibroblasts like synoviocytes isolation (both human and murine), culture and functional assays both human and murine. Candidates should have worked with murine (both mouse and rats) arthritis models and be familiar with in vitro and in vivo assessment of proliferation and transformation, protein localization by immunofluorescence, immunohistochemistry and cell and molecular biological assays.

Appointment will be in the Project Scientist series. 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 references required (contact information only)

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