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. It is preferred that the candidate has experience with analysis of animal models (including lineage tracing in transgenic mice) as well as familiarity with FACS and at least 2-3 years of research experience after graduation.
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Education: PhD and / or MD
Preferred Experience: 2+ years
Percentage of Time: 100%
Fixed Term: Â Â Â 07/01/2019 â 06/30/2020
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.
Internal Number: REQ20074090
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.