The University of California, Riverside seeks a full-time Assistant Project Scientist with at least 5 years' postdoctoral experience. The Assistant Project Scientist is needed to conduct molecular biology experiments to study RNA modifications in plants. Candidates will need to have experience with genomics technologies, particularly technologies to study RNA-protein interactions, RNA modifications, and translation, such as CLIP-seq, RiboMethySeq, and Ribo-seq. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in genetics and five years' postdoctoral experience.
To Apply: Application materials for this position should be submitted through https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF01098 . Please provide a full curriculum vitae, cover letter, Statement of Research, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and contact information for at least three references.
Review of applications will begin May 22, 2019. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications by this date. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Xuemei Chen ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Eric Chong, Academic Personnel at email@example.com . Additional information about the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences can be found at http://plantbiology.ucr.edu/ .
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
Advancement through the Project Scientist ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
Internal Number: JPF01098
About University of California, Riverside
A University of Distinction and Diversity widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, the University of California, Riverside current enrollment is more than 20,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.UCR is located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations. UCR is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.