Position overview Position title: Wang Laboratory in MCDB, Junior Specialist Salary range: Starting at $46,800 annually, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Percent time: Full-time (100%)
Anticipated start: July 1, 2022. Degree requirement must be completed by June 9, 2022 for employment effective July 1, 2022 and beyond.
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: May 13th, 2022
Most recent review date: Monday, Jun 13, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Dec 16, 2022 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.
The Department of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for a junior specialist. Under the direction of Associate Professor Zhu Wang, the junior specialist will contribute to research aimed at understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms in prostate and bladder cancer progression. The selected candidate will aid other lab members in their research projects and will be engaged in procedures such as mouse breeding and genotyping, tissue dissection and dissociation, mouse surgeries, tissue transplantation, cell culture, and imaging. The selected candidate will also have opportunities to develop new technical expertise and perform their own research project.
Applicants with expertise in mouse maintenance and handling are strongly encouraged to apply.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Bachelors degree (or equivalent foreign degree) in biology or related discipline. It is expected that the degree requirement will be completed by June 9, 2022.
At least three months of laboratory research experience.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V., which must include a minimum of two professional references along with their contact information. The Search Committee will contact the professional references of those applicants who are under serious consideration.
Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position.
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. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the Universitys equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.
Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify). The university sponsors employment-based visas for nonresidents who are offered academic appointments at UC Santa Cruz (see https://apo.ucsc.edu/policy/capm/102.530.html).
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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for applicable deadlines. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. Additional information and resources for compliance are located on the campus COVID-19 Vaccines webpage.