Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Assistant or Associate Project Scientist - Surgical Oncology
University of California San Diego
The Moores Cancer Center (https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/cancer) 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 and is seeking an Assistant or Associate Project Scientist.
The Project Scientist be responsible for performing cellular and molecular biology techniques as well as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) techniques to problems of cell growth and oncogenic transformation in order to study gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and other sarcomas. The Project Scientist will focus on the investigation of processes associated with normal cell growth and tumor progression. The Project scientist will be required to write grants and perform independent experiments.
Candidates must have a PhD and must have experience in writing grants and performing independent experiments. Candidates must have completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer biology or a related field at the time of hiring.
Appointment will be at Assistant or Associate Project Scientist level based on background and experience.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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