2019-2020 Project Scientist University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04601 Recruitment Period Open date: May 23rd, 2019 Next review date: Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) 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.
An exciting project scientist research position is available in Dr. Dinesh Rao's and Dr. Jennifer King's lab in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with interests in post-transcriptional gene regulation in malignancies and autoimmunity. We have recently published several papers on the role of microRNAs and RNA-binding proteins in normal and malignant hematopoiesis. For this position a PhD is required and experience in molecular biology and biochemistry and familiarity with mouse models is preferred.
The lab is an exciting place to do cutting-edge research with human clinical translational studies and the potential to develop independent research projects. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with students and post-docs at various levels of training and collaborate with clinicians to test translational concepts. In addition, we have several collaborators that are helping us develop cutting-edge molecular biological techniques, which presents an outstanding opportunity to do interdisciplinary research. Lastly, excellent mentoring will be provided by the PIs in the candidate's career development.
Interested candidates should assemble a CV, three references, and a brief research statement.
For additional questions or concerns, interested applicants may contact Jennifer King, M.D., Ph.D. at email@example.com with subject line Project Scientist position.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.