Staff Research Associate I

February 28, 2020
Neurology / Memory and Aging Center
Full Time
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The Staff Research Associate I (SRA I) will assist the Principal Investigator (PI) in neuropathological research that focuses on Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, and related disorders. The SRA I will participate in quantitative neuropathological experiments by performing microtomy, histology, immunohistochemistry, laser capture microdissection, and molecular biological techniques. The position represents an excellent opportunity to further basic laboratory and research skills in a dynamic disease-oriented neuroscience environment.

The successful applicant will be an energetic, self-directed learner with a keen interest in the lab’s research.

The Memory and Aging Center (MAC) is the largest division within the Department of Neurology with a diverse workforce of over 260 employees. The Department of Neurology is a teaching, research and clinical care unit within the School of Medicine (SOM). The Department of Neurology is a large, multi-site department, with locations including Mission Bay, Parnassus, Mt. Zion, Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG), San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center (SFVAMC) and the Gladstone Institutes and is affiliated with the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences.

The department is constructed of 14 administrative divisions with 11 clinical specialties. The department has over 230 faculty and academic employees, 290 staff positions, and 170 trainees including: residents, clinical fellows and postdoctoral scholars.

The UCSF Memory and Aging Center’s (MAC) mission is to deliver superb patient care to patients with neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s disease, and neurodevelopmental disorders, like dyslexia. In addition, we aim to discover the causes of, and develop treatments for these disorders, and to educate each generation of medical students, neurology residents, postdoctoral fellows, and international scholars in the highest quality of clinical care and research.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.