Assistant Specialist- Fung Lab

University of California-San Francisco
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Assistant Specialist- Fung Lab

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Assistant Specialist- Fung Lab

The Fung lab specializes in computational, imaging, and genomic approaches to understand the dynamical changes within cells that occur during meiosis. We have broad interests in multiple aspects of reproductive and cell biology including in vivo chromosome dynamics, genome-wide recombination analyses based on high throughput sequencing and developing alternative model systems to assess environmental toxicology leading to infertility. In addition, we use high-throughput imaging methods to understand organelle morphological changes that occur upon genetic and chemical insults. The responsibilities include doing basic lab procedures (e.g. Westerns, PCRs, preparing sequencing libraries, yeast genetics and biology) maintaining the lab, ensuring lab safety and managing the In Cell 6000 imaging platform. An important technique that the candidate will need to master is 3D fluorescence imaging.

Required Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in cell or molecular biology, biophysics, computational biology, computer science, statistics, mathematics chemistry, physics or related field OR five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization
  • Prior lab experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team on several different projects

Candidates holding a degree in biological/medical science but would like to work on computationally related questions are welcome to apply.

Applicants must possess all of the qualifications by the time of appointment. Candidate’s CV must list basic qualifications (or if pending) upon submission.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Quantitative skills is also a plus
  • Imaging experience

Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03019, with a CV and two references (contact information only).

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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, age or protected veteran status.

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Next review date:Saturday, Jul 11, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Dec 26, 2021 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.

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