Position overview Position title: (Full)Specialist Salary range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Refer to the individual salary scale titled, Represented Specialist Series - Fiscal Year in the UCSC salary scale.
Percent time: Full-time (100%)
Anticipated start: As soon as possible after initial review of the applications.
Position duration: Initial appointment will be for one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Should the hiring unit propose reappointment; a review to assess performance will be conducted. Reappointment is also contingent upon the availability of funding.
Open date: October 26, 2022
Next review date: Monday, Nov 28, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Thursday, Oct 26, 2023 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.
Professor Scott Lokey in the Chemical Screening Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position Lokey Lab Specialist. The specialist will implement established high-throughput, microscopy-based screens of chemical libraries to identify biologically active small molecules in the Chemical Screening Center (CSC).
The specialist will help design experimental and data mining approaches for improving on our current cytological proUling (CP) platform, of growing importance within the Center for High Content Functional Annotation of Natural Products (HiFAN) consortium, which investigates compounds that are biosynthesized by marine bacteria.
With expertise in microbiology, the specialist will help grow bacterial cultures as the unit increases the variety of sampled bioactive fractions and will contribute meaningfully to the discussions around how to best systematize screening data for optimal sharing internally, as well as disseminating to the scientiUc community (one of the mandates of HiFAN)
Candidates with expertise in high-throughput approaches, data analysis, and molecular biology and biochemical methods are encouraged to apply.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application) -Doctoral degree or a Master's degree and ten years' post-degree research/laboratory experience. The degree must be in chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology, or related field and equivalent foreign degrees will be accepted.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V., which must include a list of publications and three professional references along with their contact information. The search committee will contact the references of those applicants who are under serious consideration.
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