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Assistant Project Scientist in Neuroscience Research Institute (C. Montell Lab)

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Assistant Project Scientist position in the Neuroscience Research Institute
Anticipated Start Date: January 2, 2018
Salary: Based on UCSB Project Scientist series salary table

Position Description:
A position is available for an Assistant Project Scientist in the laboratory of Dr. Craig Montell to conduct research on the molecular and neural mechanisms underlying behavior in the mosquito Aedes aegypti.

Minimum qualifications: A doctorate degree in Biochemistry and/or Molecular Biology is required.

Preferred qualifications: One year of experience in working on Aedes aegypti is preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience in successfully using the CRISPR/Cas9 system in Aedes aegypti.

Initial appointment is for one year, full time with benefits. Continuation beyond one year will be based on performance and availability of funding.

Applicants should apply online by submitting their CV and list of at least three references (include name, relationship, e-mail, and phone) to

For primary consideration, submit completed application by November 15, 2017. Review of the applications will continue until the position is filled.

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

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

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