The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
A Research Associate position is available immediately for a highly motivated individual to study lung alveolar epithelial cell biology (including stem/progenitor cells) in the context of injury, repair and fibrosis. Requirements include a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degree with experience in cell and molecular biology. Candidate must have experience with analysis of animal models (including lineage tracing in transgenic mice), mouse husbandry, as well as familiarity with FACS and at least 2-3 years of research experience after graduation.
Preferred Education: PhD and / or MD
Preferred Experience: 2+ years, mouse husbandry
Percentage of Time: 100%
Fixed Term: Â Â Â 12/01/2019 - 11/30/2020
Minimum Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorateMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Directly related education and experience in research specialization with advanced knowledge of equipment, procedures and analysis methods.
USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering has been one of the economic engines in Southern California and a vital hub in the California economy. The technical innovations and ideas generated by the Viterbi faculty and research community have resulted in countless innovations, many becoming the foundations for new companies, products and services. The thousands of students graduating each year bring new ideas and vitality to companies in California and beyond. With an annual research budget exceeding $205M each year, more than 46 research centers and institutes, more than 180 faculty members, 7,800 students and over 60,000 impassioned alumni world-wide, the Viterbi School is addressing some of the world’s great challenges.