Assistant Project Scientist in Integrative Biology and Physiology

University of California Los Angeles

Assistant Project Scientist - Dept. of Integrative Biology and Physiology

Job #JPF07047
  • INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY & PHYSIOLOGY / L&S Life Sciences / UCLA

Application Window

Open November 5th, 2021 through Friday, Dec 10, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Position title: Assistant Project Scientist
Position description: The Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles is seeking an Assistant Project Scientist position at 100% percent time.

The Yang lab at the University of California, Los Angeles is seeking a scientist who has broad knowledge cutting-edge omics technologies to elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying the impact of environmental factors on health and disease. The Assistant Project Scientist will play a significant role in conducting and leading research projects that look at understanding species-, tissue-, and cell-type specific molecular networks perturbed by environmental factors such as drugs and environmental pollutants via multitissue multiomics data integration. The scientist will design and conduct experiments using different single cell multiomics technologies and different model systems such as mice and cell lines and carry out big data analyses. Successful candidates will be expected to lead research projects and publish results in scientific journals. The Assistant Project Scientist will also have a role in grant applications and mentoring and training students in the lab with basic lab and research techniques. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Qualifications (required at time of application)
PhD in environmental health or toxicology at the time of application.
Self-motivated, independent and dedicated
Experience with mouse experiments.
Experience with cell culture experiments.
Experience with single cell sequencing technologies and data analysis.
Experience with manuscript and figure preparation for publication.
Experience in grant applications.

Terms of appointment
The anticipated start date on January 1, 2022. The position will be for two years with the possibility of renewal. Please apply by December 10, 2021, by submitting your C.V., cover letter, and a statement of research interests and experience to https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07047

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD in environmental health or toxicology at the time of application.

Self-motivated, independent and dedicated

Experience with mouse experiments.

Experience with cell culture experiments.
Experience with single cell sequencing technologies and data analysis.

Experience with manuscript and figure preparation for publication.

Experience in grant applications.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research Interests and Experience - (Self-Statement)
  • Statement of Teaching (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.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements

None

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07047

Help contact: nwinston@lifesci.ucla.edu

Campus Information

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 must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Main UCLA Campus