Biomolecular Engineering: Research Scientist University of California, Sta. Cruz, Engineering School - Biomolecular Engineering United States

Biomolecular Engineering: Research Scientist (Open until filled. For full consideration, apply by 7/26/18)

 

  • Engineering School - Biomolecular Engineering

 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: June 26th, 2018
 
Last review date: July 26th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
 
Final date: June 30th, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
 

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Biomolecular Engineering [https://www.soe.ucsc.edu/departments/biomolecular-engineering] at UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications from outstanding scientists for the position of Assistant Research Scientist, under the direction of Professor Mark Akeson. We seek a self-motivated, creative scientist interested in genomics and transcriptomics technologies. Specific projects in which the candidate will play a significant role include the following: i) the development of nanopore sequencing technology; ii) the development of nanopore based methods for characterizing epigenetic modifications and modifications to RNA molecules; iii) single cell methods; and iv) novel nanopore based sequencing technologies, using PromethION and MinION.

 

The incumbent will be expected (i) to provide technical leadership and direction to a small senior-level technology development team, (ii) to work with graduate and undergraduate students, (iii) publish in scientific journals and present findings at scientific meetings, and (iv) be expected to apply for and serve as principal investigator on grants, contracts, and private external funding. The successful candidate will be highly articulate and have demonstrated ability to collaborate with scientists, laboratory scientists, software engineers, and students in developing novel genomics tools, protocols, and resources.

 

Our exceptional collegiality and interdisciplinary collaborations make UCSC an excellent environment for an innovative scientist who can benefit from and contribute to the rapid growth in the sciences and engineering at UCSC.

 

ACADEMIC TITLE
Assistant Research

 

SALARY
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, or a related discipline at the time of application; a minimum of one-year experience in preparation and analysis of high MW DNA; a minimum of one-year experience in preparation of intact full-length RNA transcripts; a minimum two-years’ experience in end-to-end execution of nanopore sequencing experiments with experience using multiple platforms; and a minimum two-years’ experience in biological data analysis and programming experience to develop computational systems for genomics and precision medicine

 

POSITION AVAILABLE
As soon as possible after initial review of the applications.

 

DURATION OF POSITION
Initial appointment will be full‐time through June 30, 2020 with the possibility of reappointment. Should the hiring unit propose reappointment; a review to assess performance will be conducted. Reappointment is also contingent upon the availability of funding.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

 

APPLY AT https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00569 
Please refer to Position # JPF00569-18T in all correspondence.

 

Documents/Materials

  • Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position (required)
  • Curriculum vitae (required)
  • Copies of peer-reviewed publications (a minimum of two are required and a maximum of ten will be accepted)

 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Full consideration will be given to applications completed by July 26, 2018. Applications received after this date will be considered only if the position has not been filled.

 

JOB LOCATION

Santa Cruz, CA

 

LEARN MORE

More information about this recruitment: https://apo.ucsc.edu/academic_employment/jobs/jpf00569-18t.pdf

 

REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Letter of application that briefly summarizes your qualifications and interest in the position

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Peer-reviewed publication (1 of 2 required publications)

  • Peer-reviewed publication (2 of 2 required publications)

  • Peer-reviewed publication (Optional)

  • Peer-reviewed publication (Optional)

  • Peer-reviewed publication (Optional)

  • Peer-reviewed publication (Optional)

  • Peer-reviewed publication (Optional)

  • Peer-reviewed publication (Optional)

  • Peer-reviewed publication (Optional)

  • Peer-reviewed publication (Optional)

 

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