Assistant Project Scientist

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Assistant Project Scientist
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF05909


Applications are sought for a full-time Assistant Project Scientist position. The successful candidate will work as part of an interdisciplinary research team in the laboratory of Dr. Aparna Bhaduri in the UCLA Department of Biological Chemistry. The focus of the Bhaduri Lab is on neural stem cell fate specification, both in the context of normal human brain development and glioblastoma.

The Bhaduri Lab works extensively with primary human tissue, cortical organoids, single-cell RNA-sequencing, and other bulk and single-cell -omics technologies. The ideal candidate will have an interest in pursuing a project in one or both of these biological focus areas, will be motivated to learn and implement a variety of cutting-edge computational and experimental techniques, and will be excited to work with and develop teams within the lab.

A successful candidate(s) will have the following qualifications:

  • PhD in a Biological or Computational Discipline
  • Ability to work in a collaborative interdisciplinary environment
  • Experience conducting cutting-edge neurodevelopmental or cancer biology research
  • A successful track record of mentoring graduate and undergraduate students

    To apply please upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and provide names and contact information for 2 references. Start date is flexible.

    We especially encourage women and those from backgrounds underrepresented in STEM fields to apply to our lab.

    The University of California 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, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

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    Please be advised that the final candidate recommended for hire into a critical (or otherwise designated) position will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

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    To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05909


    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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction


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    Posted: 10/6/2020
    Application Due: 10/6/2032
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