An important focus in the Olgin lab for the last several years has been to understand mechanisms of fibrosis and novel models of arrhythmias. Incumbent will pursue several projects related to cardiac electrophysiology and cardiac remodeling by studying molecular pathways that promote arrhythmias and cardiac disease. The ideal candidate will be familiar with techniques that include the following; rodent surgery to create disease models, Langendorff preparations, optical mapping in large animal and rodent hearts, invasive and non-invasive electrophysiology studies in rodents, rodent echocardiography, pressure-volume loop measurement and other physiologic studies. Incumbent will also be responsible for writing publications related to their work and presenting data to colleagues as opportunities arise.
MD or PhD in biology or related topic
Demonstrated ability to contribute data to ongoing research efforts.
Skill in independently resolving broad problems that may arise in collection or analysis of laboratory data. · Ability to use and troubleshoot electronic equipment and computer software
Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as part of a team. · Able to write and understand basic code for programs such as Matlab and IDL
Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated experience and ability to collaborate effectively with all levels of staff.
Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to successfully work on multiple concurrent projects.
Highest level of integrity and professionalism in working with patient data in a HIPAA-compliant and ethically responsible manner.
Ability to effectively manage time.
Demonstrated ability to regularly interface with multiple colleagues on a variety of different research programs simultaneously.
Proven ability to understand research cycles and rapidly perform experiments necessary for manuscripts in revision.
Interest and proven ability to work closely with other members of the team towards carrying out the broader goals of the laboratory.
Self-motivated and able to learn quickly. Preferred qualifications:
Post-graduate training in field
Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout the recruitment period. Salary, rank, and series will be commensurate with the applicants experience and training.
UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to 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. Please apply online at https://aprecruit.ucsf.edu/JPF03620. Applicants' materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.