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Research Specialists for the Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Department

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 7th, 2018
Last review date: Monday, Apr 1, 2019 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: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 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.

Description

The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a pool of qualified research specialists to fill the needs of the labs in Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology, & Developmental Biology. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Submit a completed application by 12/28/2018 for primary consideration. The position will remain open until October 31, 2019. The pool will close at that time; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application. To apply, please upload CV, cover letter, Statement of Research, and the names of three references. Materials should be submitted electronically via https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01378.

This recruitment is for the following specialist ranks:

Junior rank - Appointees enable research as part of a team.

Assistant rank - Appointees enable research as part of a team and may provide some independent input into the planning and execution of the research.

Associate rank - Appointees normally provide considerable independent input into the planning and execution of the research, have a record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published research in the field, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.

Specialist (full rank) - Appointees normally provide considerable independent input into the planning and execution of the research, have a significant record of academic accomplishments, including contributions to published research in the field, and a demonstrated record of University and/or public service.

Applicants should at least have a bachelor's degree or have equivalent research experience (minimum four years of lab-based research experience), in molecular or cellular sciences at the time of application. Additional qualifications based on open positions are as follows: Junior Specialist: Baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or have equivalent research experience. Assistant Specialist: Master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or have five years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Associate Specialist: Master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or have five to ten years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Specialist: Appointees should possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) or have ten or more years of experience demonstrating expertise in the relevant specialization. Research experience in the field is preferred.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://www.mcdb.ucsb.edu/

Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

How to apply

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  2. Provide required information and documents
  3. If any, provide required reference information
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