The Weinberger Lab is looking for a Staff Research Scientist with a strong interest in developing and testing new generations of antivirals.
Knowledge of molecular biology techniques, mammalian cell culture, in vivo models of infection, virology assays (BSL2 and BSL3), live cell microscopy, data analysis and interpretation.
Supervising and mentoring of junior lab members
General laboratory management will be required (i.e. writing and maintaining safety and animal protocols)
Strong scientific writing skills to assist with grant applications.
Strong background in molecular and cellular biology and microscopy. Virology is a plus but not required.
Extensive practical experience with small animal models.
Ability to work independently
Excellent communication and analytical skills
Knowledge of relevant safety protocols
Strong organizational and time-management skills
Education and Experience Requirements
Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related discipline
3+ years postdoctoral experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell techniques, small animal models and microscopy.
Previous virology experience regarded as a major strength
Exact title and salary are dependent on education and experience
Internal Number: REQ-532
About Gladstone Institutes
The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), transforming the health and well-being of all people through medical research, education, and outreach in the fields focused on heart disease, immunology and virology including HIV/AIDS, and neurological disease. Home to notable leaders in the field of medical science, including 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine recipient Shinya Yamanaka, M.D.,Ph.D. Gladstone is comprised of four institutes in addition to various Centers and programs focusing approximately 500 members of our team on its mission: Science Overcoming Disease. Located in an award-winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus, Gladstone offers a competitive salary and benefits program within a robust environment for those seeking to maximize their potential. Please consider Gladstone and make a difference in human health.