Project Scientist University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05585
A highly experienced experimental scientist is required for a diverse range of projects. The work will require extensive experience in molecular biology techniques, a strong understanding of protein structure, strong enzymology skills, excellent knowledge of metabolic pathways, and experience in basic chemical analytic techniques. The work will focus on developing complex enzyme systems for the production of chemicals.
Minimum qualifications include:
(1) BS and PhD degrees in Biochemistry or related fields (2) A minimum of two years postdoctoral training (3) A track record of publications in reputable, peer reviewed journals (4) Professional understanding of biochemical systems and analysis (5) Demonstrated ability to mentor other lab members (6) Demonstrated ability to write clearly for papers and grant applications (7) Experience as a laboratory manager, including co-ordination of ordering, cataloging and stock keeping of reagents, as well as maintenance of scientific instruments. (8) Ability to interact with regulatory and oversight bodies relating to laboratory safety. (9) Experience in writing lucid and comprehensible standard operating procedures (SOPs) for biochemical experimentation.
The position requires a talented, enterprising and industrious individual, with outstanding interpersonal skills and dedicated to performing scientific research at the highest levels of accomplishment.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.