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Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist - Chemical and/or Synthetic Biology - Departmen[]

Company: Society for Conservation Biology
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Position overview Position title: Other Academic Positions Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: The current base salary range for this position is $68,400 -$180,200. "Off-scale" salaries, which yield compensation that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.Percent time: 100%Anticipated start: Summer/Fall 2023Position duration: 2 years with possible reappointment based on performance and availability of fundingApplication WindowOpen date: May 30, 2023Next review date: Tuesday, Jun 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) 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.Position description The NSF Center for Genetically Encoded Materials (C-GEM) is seeking a Project Scientist at UC Berkeley to contribute to a spectacular interdisciplinary collaboration focused on expanding the chemical and functional potential of the proteome. The successful applicant will play key roles in the design, synthesis, structural analysis, evolution, and/or application of next-gen materials and biologics prepared in cells using the translational apparatus as a molecular catalyst. The position is affiliated with the Schepartz laboratory (Departments of Chemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology) and offers unlimited opportunity to engage with all C-GEM members. This position involves the design and execution of experiments, as well as data management, data analysis, manuscript preparation, oral presentations, and contributions to grant proposals and progress reports. It offers extensive opportunities for mentorship of undergraduates, graduate students, and post-baccalaureate researchers, as well as public outreach through community and citizen science programs. The Schepartz lab is a multidisciplinary and diverse environment with a long-standing interest in the therapeutic potential and cellular delivery of peptides, proteins, and protein-like biomaterials. We welcome scientists regardless of background, race, religion, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender, and we work to ensure that all individuals are championed and defended.UC Berkeley was rated the number one public university in the US for 2022, with the Department of Chemistry rated the best program for chemistry in the world in 2019. Since 1946, UC Berkeley has won 8 Nobel Prizes for Chemistry, most recently in 2020. Our students have the opportunity to work with Nobel prize winning scientists and focus on addressing the major scientific and technological challenges facing the world. Lab: Basic qualifications (required at time of application) PhD or equivalent international degree.Additional qualifications (required at time of start) PhD or equivalent international degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Molecular Biology, Synthetic Biology, or a related field. Preferred qualifications Minimum of 1 year of postdoctoral service or other postdoctoral-equivalent research experience Deep expertise in genome engineering, directed evolution, enzymology, biomaterials, or structural biologyAbility to work effectively across disciplinesExcellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skillsAbility to apply theoretical knowledge or scientific principles to problem-solveExcellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneouslyExcellent record keeping skillsApplication RequirementsDocument requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley. More Information and guidelines. Reference requirements
    • 3 required (contact information only) Apply link: contact: kevina.mao@berkeley.eduCampus InformationDiversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs - With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements. Positions that are represented by a collective bargaining unit or agent have particular contracts. For more information, please refer to the relevant contract: Lecturer (IX) contract, Postdoctoral (PX) contract, Academic Researcher (RA) contract, and Librarian (LX ) contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.Job location Berkeley, CA

Keywords: Society for Conservation Biology, Berkeley , Assistant, Associate, or Full Project Scientist - Chemical and/or Synthetic Biology - Departmen[], Other , Berkeley, California

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