Job Opportunities

Staff research associate (SRA) or Junior Specialist positions
available at UCSF


The Dunn Lab is seeking a Research Specialist. The goal of the Dunn lab is to understand how visual information is parsed and processed in the retina and to determine how this information is perturbed in disease.

The area of specialization entails colony maintenance, genotyping, experimental support, lab organization and management and provide technical assistance in research experiments. The candidate will handle mice and be familiar with or eager to learn molecular biology, cell biology, and imaging techniques. The specialist will work closely with the principal investigator and other members of the laboratory and is expected to be familiar with a given procedure but must be highly motivated, willing to learn, and very attentive to details to benefit from instruction. The expectation is for the candidate to achieve independence in regular activities and maintain detailed records.

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Posted 11/24/2020


The UCSF ViraCore and the McManus Lab is seeking a Junior/Assistant/Associate level Lab Specialist, depending on qualifications. 

A major focus of the position will be to assist in the development and the derivation of large-scale genomic resources within the UCSF ViraCore. The candidate will engage in wetbench research in a team setting and independently oversee a University Core facility. Candidate must be willing to work as an integral member of a research team and have strong communication skills. This is a full-time position at UCSF and ideal position for applicants having a sincere fascination with basic science and the interface between industry and academia. To learn about our science, visit our websites at: and

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Posted: 11/2/2020


The Krummel lab at UCSF, part of the ImmunoX initiative seeks a motivated postbaccalaureate for a 2 year paid position in the lab. 

Members of the lab in this position participate as a member of the lab team and are expected to have enthusiasm for learning and participating in the practice of science.  Working alongside others, the candidate would learn and participate in lab management in addition to learning and expanding their skills in multi-parameter flow cytometry and fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS) of human tumor cells; multiplexed fluorescence microscopy of fixed tumor tissue; prepare RNA and DNA; and perform PCR and single-cell sequencing. We are committed to creating diversity in our lab and community and welcome applicants who wish to spend 2 years exploring their interest in a career in science. 

Email: [email protected] with a CV and letter of interest.  See also UCSF job posting here

Posted: 10/2020