The Department of Neurology at the University of California, Davis invites applications from qualified candidates for a Project Scientist position at either the Assistant, Associate or Full ranks for a 60-80% time position. We aim to recruit an outstanding individual with the appropriate background and/or experience capable of interacting with our many collaborators and working with a high degree of independence on behalf of the supervising Principal Investigator.
Candidates should have a PhD in neuroscience, genetics, biochemistry, or related field. A broad range of skills are required including the ability to translate the deliverables and vision of the research area of School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear – Rapid Onset Dystonia-Parkinsonism (RDP) and Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC) into tactical milestones. Excellent interpersonal and organization skills, and strong communication (oral and written) skills are required. The position is funded by extramural grants and institutional support.
The candidate will be expected to make signification creative contributions to the research projects. The appointee will be expected to supervisor and mentor graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and other research staff. The candidate will publish research in peer-reviewed journals either independently or in collaboration with the PI or other members of the research team. The candidate will help with data acquisition, data analyses, date reduction, bioinformatic analysis, statistical analysis, and other functions necessary for publication. The candidate will assist in writing proposals for funding from federal and state agencies and other funding organizations. The candidate will prepare and assist in the preparation of reports as required by granting agencies including preparing modifications of budgets and other grant components. Please visit the recruiting website for a full list of requirements.
PhD in Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Genetics or related field. Completion of a postdoctoral appointment in area of specialization as applicable.
Demonstrated ability to write scientific reports and has successfully published research findings in high impact-factor journals. Demonstrated technical competency in a variety of research techniques and protocols.
For full consideration, applications must be received by June 28, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2021. The following information is required: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and contact information for 3 references.
Qualified candidates should apply online at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF03538