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 JPF03470 Assistant, Associate, or Full Project or Research Scientist - Pharmacology

Open date: November 21, 2022
Next review date: Monday, Jan 2, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Tuesday, Nov 21, 2023 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 Summary

The Department of Pharmacology at the University of California - San Diego School of Medicine UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.  

The Department of Pharmacology is conducting an open search for Project Scientists and Research Scientists at the Assistant, Associate, or Full level to perform vital research, focusing on areas relevant to signal transduction, drug discovery, molecular specificity of therapeutic or environmental agents, drug disposition and action, structural and computational biology, cancer biology and inflammation.

Project Scientists make significant and creative contributions to a research project. Project scientists will be responsible for performing studies and experiments, preparing presentations, and reporting and summarizing data.

Research Scientists are expected to serve as Principal Investigators on extramural grants, generate high-caliber publications and research products, develop and continuously lead an independent and creative research program of high quality and significance, and garner, and garner scholarly reputations.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
• Project Scientist - see:
• Research Scientist - see:

Appointment level/rank is dependent upon academic experience and scholarly achievements.

Candidates must have a PhD, Doctoral degree, or equivalent in pharmacological sciences, or related field

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