Research-Scientist Faculty Position Opportunity at the University of California, San Francisco, Parnassus/Mission Bay/China Basin
The Department of Laboratory Medicine is seeking a full time Research-Scientist faculty position at UCSF Parnassus/Mission Bay/China Basin, CA. The selected candidate will be appointed at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in In-Residence career track at UCSF, depending on qualifications and interests.
Recruiting of a research-scientist to build upon emerging areas in non-invasive diagnostic testing. Most recent advances in next-generation sequencing platforms and the discovery of circulating cell-free DNA (cfDNA) have already enabled a new wave of clinical testing in Non-invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT), cancer liquid biopsies, and minimally invasive metagenomic sequencing for undetected pathogens. To develop of synthetic and chemical biology approaches for T cell therapeutics. To develop of blood cells (hematopoiesis) depends on a complex series of events that involves many regulatory processes. Blood cancer or immunological diseases can develop if these developing cells have loss of function or gain of function mutations in genes that control development, function, growth or survival.
The candidate will operate a research laboratory comprised of laboratory scientists, computational biologists, bioinformaticians to develop necessary fundamental technologies, new quantitative models, and explore clinical applications.
Candidates must be board-certified in Clinical Pathology (CP) or Molecular Genetic Pathology (MGP); MD or MD/PhD in Bioengineering, Genetics, Computational Biology, or related field; Minimum 5 years of experience in developing cfDNA testing or related fundamental technologies.
Applicants are expected to have extramural funding and/or career development award funding with the ultimate goal to sustain an independent research laboratory.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose clinical experience, teaching, research, or community service 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.
Internal Number: JPF02853
About University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.