Position Description: The Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences seeks individuals with strong understanding of research development who can help provide the administrative and planning acumen required to implement innovative research programs in collaboration with public and private partners. The ultimate goal of the position is to ensure better health through better therapeutics. Specific responsibilities include management of specific grant programs devoted to investigating the genetic variations in people’s responses to specific therapeutics and the regulatory mechanisms for optimal health. This position will provide research faculty with the breadth of senior management advice and skill needed to advance the research agenda on many fronts simultaneously. These include the development of strategic plans for research initiatives, preparing progress reports and updates, drafting and submitting publications to peer-reviewed journals, preparing presentation materials for key stakeholders, and developing budgets.
Required Qualifications: PhD in related biomedical field, preferably in pharmacy, medicinal chemistry, bioengineering, bioinformatics. Strong understanding of the biopharmaceutical, therapeutic, regulatory or related sciences preferred. At least 3 years of postdoc training. Experience working with government agencies or other national health and science-related agencies preferred. Advanced communication and presentation experience preferred. Experience with grant awards, scholarly publications and international projects preferred.
UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. UCSF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/apply/JPF01180