Genomics Institute: Assistant Research Scientist (Open until filled. Apply by 4-26-21)
The Genomics Institute at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for an assistant research scientist. Under the direction of David Haussler, the assistant research scientist will apply expertise and education in neuroscience, molecular and cellular biology and bioinformatics and experience across interdisciplinary boundaries to lead research projects related to cerebral organoids from multiple cell types, including cells from different species, and using animal models including mammalian and invertebrates to develop innovative approaches for biology education. They will use neural tissues derived from human and ape pluripotent stem cells in their research and will implement the use of remote experiment paradigms using the internet of things. The researcher will be expected to publish in scientific journals. They will lead a science and technology training and outreach programs working with governments and organizations focused on increased access to science education ranging from advanced research centers to minority-serving high schools.
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