UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Project Scientist in Los Angeles, California

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Job #JPF03705


Recruitment Period

Open date: May 8th, 2018

Next review date: June 17th, 2018

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: June 30th, 2018

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.


The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, in tandem with the Division of Molecular Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles invites applications for a Project Scientist. The laboratory is located within CHS under the direction of Professor Yibin Wang addressing topics related to molecular mechanisms of cardiometabolic diseases.


The incumbent should have a minimal of Master in Science degree in the field of human physiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics or similar.

A 5+ years of research experience in the field of cardiometabolic diseases are desirable. The incumbent must demonstrate his/her creative contributions to research in the form of peer-reviewed manuscripts. The incumbent will be responsible for contributing a high level of skills to conduct significant and creative cutting-edge research on analysis of metabolic and organ function and integrative physiology in animals of cardiometabolic diseases, using state-of-the-art molecular and physiological methods (including rodent disease models of heart failure, obesity and diabetes, molecular and cellular tools). The incumbent is expected to work independently in the technical design, trouble shooting, and execution of experiments, and has demonstrated ability to coordinate and collaborate with other team members on versatile roles.

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, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Requirements Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

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