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Project Scientist

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University of California, Los Angeles
Location
Los Angeles

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Employment Type
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Four-Year Institution

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Project Scientist
University of California Los Angeles



Requisition Number: JPF09404


The Department of Biological Chemistry is recruiting for a Project Scientist position in Professor Weizhe Hong's laboratory.

Job requirements
  1. Participate in the planning of grant goals and gathering pilot data for such proposals
  2. Responsible for writing research papers for publication
  3. Responsible for writing grant proposals for submission to federal agencies
  4. Responsible for progress reporting to granting agencies
  5. Seek funding to establish own independence
  6. Responsible for supervising lab helpers and work-study students
  7. Responsible for providing guidance and advice to other lab trainees when asked

Job responsibilities include supporting the PI by conducting research into the neural mechanisms of social behavior by investigating the role of mPFC in social responses to cold stress. Responsibilities also include assisting the PI in study design, day-to-day tasks related to project management, data analysis, manuscript preparation and submission, and supervising graduate/undergraduate students/junior postdoctoral fellows working in this group.

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To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09404


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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.

The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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