Associate Specialist- Stroud Lab University of California, San Francisco Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics United States

Associate Specialist- Stroud Lab



Recruitment Period


Open date: May 15th, 2018
Last review date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

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.



University of California, San Francisco
Associate Specialist- Stroud Lab


The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics is now recruiting for an Associate Specialist. The primary area of research required in this position is the expression, purification, functional assays and structure determination of integral protein structure and function, specifically on a family of human proteins that are important in their interactions with proteins of HIV. Several of these include transmembrane proteins. These will be studied using electron cryo microscopy, X-ray crystallography and other biophysical methods as needed to define their interactions with cellular proteins.


The qualified candidate must possess a PhD and experience in developing expression and purification of proteins, biophysical characterization of proteins by NMR spectroscopy and protein crystallography.


Appointees in the Specialist series will be expected to engage in specialized research, professional activities and do not have teaching responsibilities. Specialists are expected to use their professional expertise to make scientific and scholarly contributions, and may participate in University and Public Service. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.


UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. 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.


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Job location

San Francisco, CA



Document requirements

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

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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