Department of Pediatrics - Professional Researcher
University of California, San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Required Education: Doctorate/Professional
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: JPF03055
University of California, San Francisco Department of Pediatrics Professional Researcher Series
The Department of Pediatrics is now recruiting candidates for appointment within the Professional Researcher Series at the Assistant, Associate or Full rank.
Required qualifications: A candidate for a title in this series must have earned a doctorate or its equivalent.
Develop and conduct research projects in the laboratory of an established Principal Scientist with minimal guidance.
Maintain productive interactions with laboratory staff members and postdoctoral fellows.
Participate in experimental design, data analysis and interpretation and in preparing and presenting research results in scientific settings.
Other essential functions include: • Excellent understanding of scientific background in one or more research areas • Ability to understand, adapt, and with direction set up experimental protocols and analytical procedures • Expected to participate in the theoretical analysis of experimental results and in devising subsequent experiments and/or analyses • Keeps current on recent trends in specific research interest • May maintain equipment, work area and supplies for specific project • Shares findings with others • May train individuals in specific research areas
The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation and is ranked 1st among public universities in NIH funding in 2018. The Department of Pediatrics trains 84 pediatric residents, 83 fellows, and 31 post-docs. The Department’s clinical enterprise is based at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, Mount Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General, and at a number of outreach clinics throughout Northern California, providing the Department with an unsurpassed opportunity to meet the needs of infants, children, and young adults throughout the Bay Area. In 2019, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals ranked in all 10 children’s specialties in U.S. News and World Report. Nestled in a dynamic and unique geography distinguished by unprecedented innovations in technology, UCSF and the Department of Pediatrics are able to bring research and industry together to advance health.
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. It is the only UC campus in the 10-campus system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.