The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego is conducting an open search for Project Scientists in various academic disciplines.Pending budgetary approval, one or more non-tenure-track positions may become available for the 2022 academic year.
- make significant and creative contributions to a research team, but are not necessarily leaders of the research team.
- also, publish and carry out research or creative programs with supervision by a member of the Professor or Professional Research series.
- may serve as Co-Principal Investigators with members of the Professor or Research Scientist series.
- In addition, University and public service are encouraged but not required, and they do not have formal teaching responsibilities.
Appointment durations vary depending on the length of the research project and the availability of funding.
Must have Doctorate (Ph.D.) degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, or a related field prior to the start of the appointment
- Postdoctoral or equivalent research experience in computational epigenomics and genomics
- commitment to mentoring and research training service to build an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
- Also, extensive experience in the following areas:
- analyzing sequencing data from mapping
- normalization to high-level analysis
- machine learning and statistical test
- In addition, proficient programming skills in python, R, or other commonly used languages
- experience with Haskell is a plus
- experience with analyzing single-cell genomic data such as RNA-seq and ATAC-seq data.
- Moreover, the candidate should also have good communication and presentation skills and experience working with experimentalists and clinical scientists.