Postdoctoral Researcher (Mol and Med Pharmacology/CNSI) University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05876
The Molecular and Medical Pharmacology and California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is looking to hire a postdoctoral fellow. The opening is intended for collaborative research working on the development of liquid biopsy assays for application in noninvasive prenatal diagnosis, and will be under the supervision of Dr. Hsian-Rong Tseng. These projects are backed by stable NIH funding in collaboration with clinical teams at the UCLA hospital and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. The ideal candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, or a related field. Previous experience with digital PCR, next-generation sequencing, molecular assay development, and/or liquid biopsy biomarkers is highly desirable. Interested candidates should submit a brief cover letter and curriculum vitae.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.