Assistant Project Scientist

University of California-Davis

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Winey 2019 Assistant Project Scientist

Job #JPF03117

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Next review date:Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: Thursday, Sep 26, 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.


The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for one full-time Assistant Project Scientist position in the molecular and cellular biology and biochemistry.

Position Description: The position will focus on identifying genes that regulate centrosome size in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. This position requires a strong budding yeast background to successfully execute this project. The candidate will design and assist with experiments using molecular biology, microscopy, genetics, and biochemistry techniques. The candidate will then summarize data and assist with preparation of figures and writing of manuscripts for publication. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, responsible individual with strong interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.

Basic Qualifications: PhD degree in biochemistry, cell biology, or a related field. Must have experience with budding yeast and be comfortable with general cloning, basic biochemistry, yeast/bacteria transformations, and fluorescence microscopy. Must be able to keep a complete and detailed laboratory notebook of experimental procedures and data to archive, label and document data for publication, proposals and presentations.

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To Apply: Qualified applicants should upload CV, and Cover Letter and contact information of three references via this URL:

Please direct questions to Dr. Mark Winey: The University of California, Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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