Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist (Bio-automation) University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry United States

Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist (Bio-automation)


  • SCHOOL OF PHARMACY - Pharmaceutical Chemistry



Open date: January 31st, 2018
Last review date: February 15th, 2018

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: July 31st, 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.


Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full Specialist (Bio-automation)
Search JPF01807 
Antibiome Center, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry UCSF


The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at UCSF seeks candidates for a Specialist (Junior/Assistant/Associate/Full) for the UCSF Antibiome Center. The Antibiome Center is part of the Recombinant Antibody Network (RAN), which is a collaborative consortium consisting of laboratories at the University of California San Francisco, University of Chicago, and the University of Toronto. The Antibiome and RAN are committed to develop renewable antibody reagents for use as both research tools and bio-therapeutics to extracellular proteins in the fields of immunology and oncology and beyond. The successful highly motivated, creative, and collaborative candidate will join the antibody discovery team and will be instrumental in maintaining and enhancing the current robotics pipeline and interfacing with the Antibiome scientists to plan, develop, implement, and execute new technologies and processes for the development of renewable antibody reagents.



  • Specialists appointed at the junior rank must possess a B.S. degree in bio-automation or robotic engineering field with 1-2 years of experience.
  • Specialists appointed at the Assistant or Associate rank must possess a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) in bio-automation or robotic engineering field or at least five years of experience in the relevant specialization.
  • Specialists appointed at the full rank must possess a terminal degree (or equivalent degree) in bio-automation or robotic engineering field or at least ten years of experience in the relevant specialization.
  • Applicants must have experience in Programming/Scripting (Python, R).
  • A drive to learn, manage, and operate a suite of bio-automation robotics.



  • MS in relevant bio-automation or robotic engineering
  • Biological sciences background
  • Experiences with phage display technology
  • Solid understanding and experiences with recombinant DNA technologies
  • Mammalian tissue culture techniques including: transfections, cell line maintenance, recombinant protein expression
  • Recombinant protein expression and purification techniques including: SDS-PAGE, ELISA, Western Blotting, immunofluorescence, immunoprecipitation


Salary and rank will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.


UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment of diversity and excellence.


The University of California 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.


Applicants should submit a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. Please apply online and submit these documents along with the contact information for three references to: https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01807



San Francisco, CA



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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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