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Project Scientist (all levels) in interdisciplinary biotechnology research
| University of California - Santa Barbara|
United States, California, Santa Barbara
1021 Anacapa Street (Show on map)
|October 23, 2023|
The posted UC system-wide salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 37B and Table 38B for the salary range at UCSB. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience; the budget for the position; and the application of fair, equitable, and consistent pay practices at the University. The budgeted full-time rate that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $70,200-$120,000 at the Assistant Project Scientist rank, $85,600-$130,000 at the Associate rank, and $98,800-$160,000 at the Full Project scientist rank.
Open date: November 14, 2022
Most recent review date: Friday, Oct 6, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Final date: Tuesday, Oct 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (ICB) is an Army-sponsored University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). The ICB is a uniquely interdisciplinary research alliance led by the University of California, Santa Barbara, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the California Institute of Technology and partners from the Army and industry.
ICB research is driven by more than 50 premier faculty working together with graduate students project scientist, specialists, and professional researchers as interdisciplinary teams of biologists, chemists, physicists, psychologists, physicians, social scientists, and engineers. These teams develop biologically inspired, revolutionary technological innovations in systems and synthetic biology, materials science and engineering, biotechnology tools and cognitive neuroscience.
The ICB is actively seeking Project Scientists (in the full, Associate, and Assistant ranks) to commit effort on ICB projects. This is a large, pooled recruitment covering many disciplines and research foci. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed through October 31, 2023. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. The use of a pooled recruitment does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. Positions may range from part-time to full-time.
Appointees to the Project Scientists make significant and creative contributions to a research or creative project. Appointees may be ongoing members of a research team, or may contribute high-level skills to a specific project for a limited time. Demonstrated capacity for fully independent research or research leadership (at the level of the Researcher series) is not required in this series; however, appointees with the Project Scientist title must have broad range of knowledge and competency and be able to operate at a higher level of independence.
Candidates for appointment, and subsequent personnel cases, will be reviewed on the following criteria:
1) Demonstrated significant, original, and creative contributions to a research or creative program or project
The ICB has a vast research portfolio, indicated by (but not limited to) the following to projects and disciplines:
* Systems and synthetic biology
The ICB has other pooled recruitments that may be of interest to potential applicants, including:
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Appointees to this series must possess a doctorate or its equivalent, at time of application in areas such as, Systems and synthetic biology, Bioengineering and or chemistry/biochemistry.
* Previous research experience in applicable or relevant field.
References for finalist(s) may be contacted by phone/email after interviews.
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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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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