The department of Microbiology & Immunology is now recruiting an Assistant Researcher.
Brief job description of the duties and responsibilities of the position: Using techniques of Microbiology and Systems Biology, the incumbent will engage in research on control of translation in bacteria. This field is critically important to bacterial growth because translation uses the most energy of any process. This research is hoped to lead to a better understanding and treatment of diseases caused by bacteria, and those caused by microbiome dysbiosis.
Basic Qualifications: • A doctorate or its equivalent. • Experience in Microbiology and Systems biology • Experience with high-throughput sequencing methodologies including RNA-seq, ribosome profiling and DMS-seq/DMS-MaPseq, etc. • Computational biology programming skills necessary to analyze genomic and bioinformatic data using languages such as R or python • Experience with microbial cultivation and bacteria genetics, including large scale genetic screens
Additional qualifications: • Outstanding record of academic achievement and research productivity • Excellent scientific communication skills, both written and oral, including paper and grant writing, and oral/poster presentations • Outstanding mentoring skills
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.
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.