Assistant, Associate or Full Specialist - Researcher
University of California San Diego, School of Medicine
United States

Assistant, Associate or Full Specialist - Researcher


  • School of Medicine - NEUROSCIENCES



Open date: February 23rd, 2018
Last review date: March 18th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: February 23rd, 2019

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.


The Center for Research in Biological Systems (CRBS) ( in the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The Department is initiating a search for researcher at the Specialist level.


This position will lead activities related to the development and maintenance of standards, tools and procedures in support of a community resource for single cell data in the brain. The incumbent will develop a vision and plan for research and development activities in this area, in conjunction with other groups of the BICCN, as well as UCSD and national-level researchers in this area. The project builds on the foundation of the Neuroscience Information Framework including specific components of NIF such as the NIF ontologies, support for Research Resource Identifiers and the data federation and integration activities.


The incumbent will lead and manage all aspects of the UCSD project, including development, curation, outreach, reporting and dissemination. As a part of the outreach activities the incumbent will lead scientific discussions and forums such as a Webinar series and offer regular training sessions.


Candidates must have a PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology, Neurology or related field.


Appointment will be at Assistant, Associate or Full Project Specialist level based on background and years of experience. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.


A link to full description of the Project Scientist series is provided for your review:


Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:


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



San Diego, CA



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

  • Statement of Contributions to diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equitysite for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
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