Assistant Project Scientist position in the Neuroscience Research Institute - UCSB

  • UCSB - Neuroscience Research Institute
  • Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  • Mar 19, 2019
Full time Research Science

Job Description

Assistant Project Scientist position in the Neuroscience Research Institute
Anticipated Start Date: April 15, 2019
Salary: Based on UCSB Project Scientist series salary table  

Position Description:
A position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Kenneth Kosik to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms of pluripotency, neuronal, and glial differentiation in the context of neurodegenerative diseases. The appointee will prepare neurons or glial cells from patient specific induced pluripotent stem cells and controls. The appointee will further characterize differentiated cells, determine their gene expression patterns by RNA sequencing, and explore molecular pathways relevant to disease onset or progression in these cellular models. This position requires significant and original contributions to the research project.

Minimum qualifications: A doctoral degree in molecular and cellular biology or related field is required, along with 3 years of post doctoral experience in cell and molecular biology.  

Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an extensive and excellent record of research in stem cell biology, imaging technology, advanced microscopy and bioinformatics.

Initial appointment is for one year, full time with benefits. Continuation beyond one year will be based on performance and availability of funding.

Applicants should apply online by submitting their CV, Statement of Research and name and contact information of three to five references to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01492

For primary consideration, submit completed application by March 29, 2019. Review of the applications will continue until the position is filled.

 The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Occupations

Biological-Chemical Research

Salary

59200

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: A doctoral degree in molecular and cellular biology or related field is required, along with 3 years of post doctoral experience in cell and molecular biology.  

Preferred qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an extensive and excellent record of research in stem cell biology, imaging technology, advanced microscopy and bioinformatics.