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UC San Diego
San Diego, CA, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
UC San Diego
San Diego, California, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


The University of California, San Diego, Department of Surgery ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and seeks to recruit Research Scientist(s) for the Divisions of Surgical Oncology and Surgical Sciences.

The selected candidate(s) will be responsible for performing studies and experiments related to the biology of pancreatic cancer and other gastrointestinal cancer. In addition, the successful candidate(s) will analyze, prepare presentations and reports summarizing data as well as provide onsite teaching to students in the lab. The candidate(s) will be expected to generate independent extramural grant support and contribute to the development and publication of high impact publications.

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The appointment will be at the Assistant Research Scientist level. A link to full description of the Research Scientist series is provided for your review:

A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $87,100 - $113,900. The posted UC academic salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following table for the salary scale for this position:

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.

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The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.


Candidates must have a MD or equivalent, PhD in Cancer Biology or health related fields, or MD/PhD. Candidates must have 5 years of experience in pancreas biology and/or pancreatic cancer related research, at least 3 years of which should be at the postdoctoral level or beyond. Candidates with skills in organotypic slice culture and related assays and in standard molecular biology techniques are preferred. Creativity and the ability to innovate are preferred characteristics of the ideal applicants.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 70148225
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    San Diego, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: UC San Diego
  • Position Title: Surgical Oncology: Assistant Research Scientist
  • Job Function: Oncology Surgery
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $87,100.00 - $113,900.00 (Yearly Salary)

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