Postdoctoral Scholar

Employer
University of California, Los Angeles
Location
Los Angeles
Closing date
Jul 15, 2033

Job Details



Postdoctoral Scholar
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF06091


POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR
A postdoctoral scholar position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Miklos Sahin-Toth at the Department of Surgery. The postdoctoral scholar will perform independent research to study genetic risk factors and the role of proteases in pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. He/she will also be responsible for helping to supervise graduate students and undergraduate student researchers, preparing manuscripts for publication in scientific journals, and assisting with the preparation of grant proposals. This position requires a Ph.D. or M.D. degree and some experience in enzyme biochemistry and/or mouse work. Candidates enthusiastic about the prospect of developing a research carrier in basic and translational gastroenterology are invited to apply. The postdoctoral scholar position is a non-Senate position for 12 months in the first instance. Step is commensurate with experience. Applicants should have no more than five years of cumulative postdoctoral research experience, including postdoctoral service at other institutions. Interested applicants should e-mail their resumes to: [email protected]. Starting date: March 1, 2021.

Specific responsibilities include: Responsibilities of this position include study design, data acquisition, statistical analysis, literature review and manuscript/grant preparation.

Additional duties: Supervision of undergraduates, graduate students and new postdoctoral trainees in the lab. Ability to work on multiple projects efficiently and effectively. Ability to work independently on scientific projects. Assist with preparation of grant proposals. Preparation of manuscripts for publication in scientific journals. Required to communicate well with other scientists worldwide. Candidate should have some research experience in enzyme biochemistry and/or mouse work. The candidate will report directly to the Principal Investigator.

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.


To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06091


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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Working at University of California, Los Angeles

UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

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