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Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Surgical Oncology

Organization

University of California San Diego

Job Location

9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92093
United States

Job Description

Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Surgical Oncology

University of California San Diego

Position overview
Position title: Project Scientist - Surgical Oncology Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $71,500 - $107,600. The posted UC academic salary scales (https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/…) set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following tables for the salary scales for the position: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/… Application Window

Open date: January 16, 2024

Next review date: Thursday, Feb 15, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jan 15, 2025 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.

Position description

The University of California, San Diego, Department of Surgery (https://surgery.ucsd.edu/) and Dr. Rebekah White's NIH-funded translational research lab at UCSD Moores Cancer Center, are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and seek applicants for Project Scientist positions.

The lab is studying novel ways to diagnose and treat pancreatic cancer and one of the main areas of interest is studying non-thermal ablation with irreversible electroporation (IRE) as a way to generate anti-tumor immune responses (https://doi.org/10.1158/2326-6066.CIR-19-0101), both in pre-clinical mouse models and in humans.

The selected candidates will be part of a highly collaborative environment with exposure to multiple scientific disciplines and levels of researchers, including students and clinicians.

The successful candidates will be responsible for designing and performing experiments as well as teaching and mentoring trainees on how to conduct research in the lab.

Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist level based on background and years of experience.

A link to full description of the Project Scientist series is provided for your review: https://adminrecords.ucsd.edu/PPM/docs/230-311.ht…

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Candidates must have a MD or equivalent, PhD in health related fields, or MD/PhD.

Candidates must also have at least two years of post-doctoral cancer research experience.

Preferred qualifications
Candidate with expertise in tumor immunology and experience in mouse tumor models are preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

• Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

• Cover Letter

• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our /shortcuts/contributions_to_diversity site for more information.

• Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

• 3 required (contact information only)

Apply link: https://apptrkr.com/4965598
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About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego 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, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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