Assistant Project Scientist in Biological Chemistry

University of California Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine

Assistant Project Scientist

Job #JPF06110
  • David Geffen School Of Medicin - BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY

Recruitment Period

Open January 22nd, 2021 through Friday, Feb 19, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


Applications are sought for a full-time Assistant Project Scientist position. The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary research team in the UCLA Proteome Research Center in the UCLA Department of Biological Chemistry. The focus of the UCLA Proteome Research Center is the development and application of proteomic mass spectrometry approaches to characterize complex biological systems.

The UCLA Proteome Research Center works extensively with investigators at UCLA and other partner institutions to provide investigators access to powerful analytical workflows for systems-level characterization of complex biological systems, biomarker discovery and validation, and protein complex characterization. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in these focus areas, will be motivated to learn and implement a variety of cutting-edge computational and experimental techniques, and will be excited to work with and develop teams within the lab.

A successful candidate(s) will have the following qualifications:
• PhD in a Biological or Computational Discipline
• Ability to work in a collaborative interdisciplinary environment
• Desire to conduct cutting-edge proteomic mass spectrometry research
• Proficiency in in both mass spectrometric and computational approaches

To apply please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae. Start date is flexible.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

This General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Statement for Persons in the European Economic Area is designed to provide information regarding the types of Personal Information that the University of California's Human Resources departments and offices collects.

Please be advised that the final candidate recommended for hire into a critical (or otherwise designated) position will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

UCLA is a Tobacco-Free environment. For more information, please view the policy at Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

Job location

Los Angeles, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.