The Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics is now recruiting a Junior Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in a project on HIV regulatory proteins, which utilizes basic skills in molecular biology, cloning, and biochemistry, including protein and RNA purification. In addition, tissue culture and virus growth assays are used to monitor protein activities in vivo. The incumbent will also assist in structure determination by electron microscopy and x-ray crystallography.
Required Qualifications: • BS degree in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, or related fields • Knowledge of basic molecular biology and biochemistry and research experience in a laboratory setting • Candidates must meet the requirements at the time of appointment. Candidate’s CV must state qualifications (or if pending) upon submission. Preferred Qualifications: • Independent specialization research
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.
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.