Postdoctoral Position in Skin Immunology/Systems Biology Research

University of California Los Angeles

United States

Postdoctoral Position in Skin Immunology/Systems Biology Research – Scumpia Lab 2023-2024

Job #JPF09341
  • Medicine-Dermatology / David Geffen School Of Medicin / UCLA

Position overview

Position title:Postdoctoral Fellow in Skin Immunology/Systems Biology Research at the Scumpia Laboratory
Salary range: See Table 23 for the salary range for this position [https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2023-24/oct-2023-acad-salary-scales/t23.pdf]. A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,480-$77,327.

Application Window

Open date: May 6, 2024

Next review date: Thursday, Jun 6, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 28, 2024 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.

Position description

The Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is currently recruiting for a full-time postdoctoral position in Dr. Philip Scumpia’s laboratory.

This postdoctoral position is focused on understanding how the immune system contributes to skin disease toward our understanding of cutaneous wound healing, cutaneous infection, inflammatory skin disease, vaccine biology, and skin cancer. The laboratory is affiliated with the Department of Medicine/Division of Dermatology, the I3T, Bioengineering, and the UCLA Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center (Tumor Cell Biology Program) at the University of California, Los Angeles.

The ideal candidate must have extensive experience in transgenic/knockout animal models, handling RNA, DNA and protein. His or her skill set should include:
o Immunohistochemistry
o Single cell and/or spatial transcriptomics
o FACS analysis
o Immuno-blotting
o Mammalian cell culture
o CRISPR knockout
o Microscopy
o Small animal work

Interested individuals should have:
o Strength in bioinformatic skills, a significant advantage
o Fluency in English and strong written and oral communication skills: Prerequisites
o Permanent U.S. residency or citizenship: Preferred but not required
o At least one first-authored publication in a top-ranked, peer-reviewed journal
o A Ph.D. is required

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Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

A Ph.D. is required. Candidate should have at least one first-authored publication in a top-ranked, peer-reviewed journal.

Preferred qualifications

The ideal candidate must have extensive experience in transgenic/knockout animal models, handling RNA, DNA and protein. His or her skill set should include:
• Immunohistochemistry
• Single cell and/or spatial transcriptomics
• FACS analysis
• Immuno-blotting
• Mammalian cell culture
• CRISPR knockout
• Microscopy
• Small animal work

Interested individuals should have:
• Strength in bioinformatic skills, a significant advantage
• Fluency in English and strong written and oral communication skills: Prerequisites
• Permanent U.S. residency or citizenship: Preferred but not required

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our EDI Statement FAQ document.
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

At least 3 references are required

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF09341

Help contact: lhidalgo@mednet.ucla.edu

About UCLA

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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

Los Angeles, CA
 


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