CRISPR Technician Junior or Assistant Specialist University of California, San Francisco School Of Medicine - Biochemistry & Biophysics United States

CRISPR Technician Junior or Assistant Specialist



Recruitment Period


Open date: January 14th, 2019
Last review date: Friday, Feb 15, 2019 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: Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020 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.


CRISPR-based genetic analysis in mammalian cells
UCSF Mission Bay Campus
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics


The Madhani group ( and @hitenmadhani) is recruiting highly motivated individuals with laboratory experience in molecular and cell biology for Junior/Assistant Specialist (research technician) position(s). The laboratory is in Genentech Hall at the UCSF Mission Bay Campus and specializes in studies of the regulation of gene expression in health and in disease. The laboratory is also affiliated with the Chan-Zuckerberg Biohub (; there will be opportunities to interface with investigators there. The hired individual will assist postdoctoral fellows in generation and will have use of next-generation CRISPR-based genetic tools to understand mechanisms of disease. Opportunities for independent projects will also be available. The position is well-suited for recent graduates with molecular and cell biology backgrounds who seek to receive training to better position themselves for opportunities for further training. A two-year commitment is required. Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and training.


Basic qualifications-
B.S. in molecular and cellular biology or equivalent is required to be appointed at the Junior rank


Master’s degree in molecular and cellular biology or equivalent of five years of research experience required to be appointed at the Assistant rank.


A minimum of one year of laboratory experience in molecular and/or cell biology


Experience with plasmid cloning and PCR.


Requirements necessary at the time of appointment


Additional qualifications-
Demonstrated ability in molecular and cell biology


Excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred qualifications-
Experience with the construction of Illumina libraries, tissue culture and flow cytometry


Please apply online via AP Recruit at, with a CV and 2 references (contact information only).


UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service 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.


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)

Reference requirements
  • 2 required (contact information only)


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