compensation: Up to $68,970/yr. Salary commensurate with experience. employment type: full-time
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Neuroscience Research Institute
University of California, Santa Barbara
Develops and executes major and/or multi-disciplinary research projects, and performs state of the art complex research projects in collaboration with academic supervisors. Contributes significant original and innovative ideas of major methodological significance to the research. Exercises independent judgement, discretion, initiative and resourcefulness in making decisions related to the research, and assists with the preparation of articles for publication in scientific journals and/or for presentation at conferences/symposiums. Specifically, this research involves working as part of a team of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to investigate the underlying causes of eye disease and devise novel strategies for treatment. Will carry out experiments using modern methods of cell biology, biochemistry, and stem cell biology using human pluripotent stem cells, including iPS cells, ES cells and other cell types. Work may also include experimentation in model organisms. Consults with the academic supervisor and other academics or professional researchers on the nature and overall objectives of the research project. As the Executive Manager of the Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering, organizes Center research collaborations, both internal to UCSB as well as between UCSB scientists and external researchers; serves on the Stem Cell Center Seminar Committee, helps organize visits by outside lecturers; manages center space, aides in administration of the Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering, the Center's California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)-funded core facility, including logging and analysis of facility usage to establish recharge policies; provides managerial support for the Garland Initiative for Vision, which includes management of research collaborations, meetings, budget, travel activities, reimbursements, and website; maintains the Center website; schedules and organizes outreach events to educate the public about stem cell research at UCSB.
Reqs: Master's degree in biology or related field or equivalent experience. Minimum 5 years of research experience.
Note: Fingerprint background check required.
$62,430 - $68,970/yr. Salary commensurate with experience.
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.
For primary consideration apply online by 7/2/19, thereafter open until filled.
Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu