Junior Researcher in Microphysiological Systems
University of California Berkeley
United States

Junior/Assistant Specialist - Healy Lab - QB3

Job #JPF02851
  • VC Res Other Research Units - QB3 Institute

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 25th, 2021

Next review date: Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021 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.


This is a Junior/Assistant Specialist position in the Healy laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley. The lab’s work emphasizes the development of novel microphysiological systems (i.e., organs-on-a-chip or tissue chips).

The successful candidate is expected to conduct scientific research concerning the development of human induced pluripotent stem cell-based organ chip technology. Specific laboratory duties include, but are not limited to: device microfabrication, sensor technology development; general laboratory duties such as lab maintenance and EH&S reporting; and, assistance in the preparation of manuscripts for submission to scientific journals. The candidate will execute supervised research, including experimental design, data analysis, and draw scientific conclusions from their research. The candidate will directly report to Principal Investigator. The candidate is also expected to participate in collaborations with other laboratory members and other teams on the Berkeley and UCSF campuses.

Minimum/Basic Qualifications required at the time of application:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent international degree or enrolled in Bachelor’s degree or equivalent international degree program.

Additional Qualifications must be met by the start of the job:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent international degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Bioengineering, Materials Science, or related field.
  • Technical experience in microfabrication strongly preferred, specifically in soft lithography and replica molding.

Salary: This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to apply:

To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02851

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (https://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letters.

This position will be open until filled. The anticipated start date is as soon as possible. The appointment is for a duration of one year with possibility of renewal based on performance and availability of funds. Please address inquiries to Kevin Healy, kehealy@berkeley.edu.

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.


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