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Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist – Spinal Cord Injury Research

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 9th, 2017
Last review date: November 13th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: October 9th, 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.


The laboratory of Dr. Mark Tuszynski within the School of Medicine at UC, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body.

The laboratory conducts research towards developing: Therapies for spinal cord injury, combining stem cells and rehabilitation. The position makes innovative and significant contributions pertaining to: spinal cord injury research.

Academic applicants are sought with experience in all of the following:

1) animal models of spinal cord injury,
2) neural stem cell biology, and
3) neurorehabilitation

The Project Scientist will aid the PI in managing experimental design and conduct, and in writing and publishing scientific reports, manuscripts and grants.

Candidates must have an MD or PhD with an emphasis relevant to neuroscience and spinal cord injury.

Candidates with a track record of publications are preferred.

Appointment Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist rank. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and is based on University of California pay scales.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

References may be requested from all finalists.

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 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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