Assistant Project Scientist in the Division of Trauma

16 May 2018 2:16 PM | Anonymous

The Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis Health located in Sacramento, California, seeks to hire a full time Assistant Project Scientist in the Division of Trauma. The Division of Trauma functions as a level 1 Trauma Center and cares for the vast majority of victims admitted to the medical center and it coordinates the care of surgical subspecialists in addition to providing primary injury management.

The selected candidate will contribute to the development of an active research program investigating topics relevant to the research area of traumatic brain injury and burn injury. Expected responsibilities include: histologic analysis of the tissues from a porcine combined model of traumatic brain injury and burn, develop and maintain research databases for studies on the role of a hospital based violence intervention program and how it impacts violence-related trauma recidivism at the individual and community level; supervising students and technicians regarding technical aspects of the research; overseeing matters of animal husbandry, laboratory finance and training, assist in writing grant proposals and preparing reports for funding agencies, determining research goals, and publishing research in peer-reviewed journals in collaboration with Principal Investigator.

Basic Qualifications:

Qualified candidates must possess a PhD degree in Cell and Developmental Biology or a closely related field, and be able to demonstrate a minimum of five years of postdoctoral research experience. All candidates must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.

Preferred qualifications include experience in research of the mechanisms of end organ microvascular thrombosis and inflammation.

For full consideration applications must be received by June 14, 2018

However, the position will remain open to accept applications until filled or through June 30, 2019.

Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01939 by uploading a letter of Interest outlining research, educational and administrative experience; curriculum vitae with bibliography; and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

For more information, please contact the search committee chair, Ian E. Brown, MD at: surgery.jobs@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, and individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/). 

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