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Specialist Series - JR. SPECIALIST

Position overview

Position title: JR. SPECIALIST
Salary range: The posted UC salary scales [( https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/index.html )] set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 24B for the salary range. The Base Salary range for this position is $51,300 - $54,600.

Application Window

Open date: August 7, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Sep 6, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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 description

A Jr. Specialist position with competitive salary and benefits is available immediately in Dr. Scott Pogan’s Laboratory at the School of Medicine of the University of California Riverside. Dr. Pogan’s research surrounds infectious disease and development of therapeutic measures to address such diseases. The Junior Specialist will be responsible for characterizing viral and human proteins to include those involved in immune response. This will include solving atomic level structures of antibody and antigen interactions as well as protein engineering. This appointment in a non-senate series.

Dr. Pegan has a successful training record and his former trainees have secured independent faculty, pharmaceutical/biotech industry, and government positions in the USA. For additional information about our research and recent publications, please visit our website: https://profiles.ucr.edu/app/home/profile/scottp

A member of the world’s most prestigious public university system and the Association of American Universities, UC Riverside is an institution powered by an entrepreneurial spirit, a record of innovation and results, and a commitment to excellence and collaboration across disciplines. UC Riverside has a vibrant research environment (including 2 Nobel Laureates and more than a dozen of National Academies members). Our lab is housed in the state-of-the-art School of Medicine Research Building, one of UC Riverside’s newest and largest research building. The campus is also located in a prime position close to other universities, research institutes, and biotech industries present in Southern California.

Riverside is a wonderful place to live, providing ample cultural and entertainment opportunities in a safe and comfortable community with affordable housing and living expenses. Riverside is about an hour away from beautiful beaches and ski slopes. The city offers all the cultural advantages of any U.S. city, together with the amazing all-year-round weather of sunny Southern California.

The successful candidate must have a B.S. in a physical or life science field. Previous undergraduate research, or research experience is a plus. Successful candidate must have a clear potential or demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse student body.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

The successful candidate must have a B.S. in a physical or life science field. Previous undergraduate research, or research experience is a plus. Successful candidate must have a clear potential or demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse student body.

Preferred qualifications

Knowledge in characterizing viral and human proteins to include those involved in immune response. This will include solving atomic level structures of antibody and antigen interactions as well as protein engineering.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

References must be able to provide details in performance in research in the defined area of expertise and specialization, professional competence and activity, university and public service.

Apply link: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01756

Help contact: eliana.martinez@medsch.ucr.edu

About UC Riverside

The University of California, Riverside is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. UCR is a member institution of the American Association of Universities (AAU) as well as the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities (HSRU). 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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

For the University of California’s Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-035.pdf.

For the University of California’s Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, State, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.