Biochemistry Department

Research Positions

Research Employment Opportunities

Research Assistant - Junior Specialist

A position of research assistant within the Specialist series (Junior Specialist) is available in the laboratories of Dr. Sihem Cheloufi and Dr. Jernej Murn at the Department of Biochemistry at the University of California, Riverside. Both laboratories collaborate closely and share research interests in the areas of stem cells, neuroscience and cancer biology with a particular focus on chromatin and RNA biochemistry.

A strong candidate will be an undergraduate or graduate student (domestic or foreign, non-UC), or a non-student with a baccalaureate degree but without a Ph.D., with extensive experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and genetics. A successful applicant will conduct non-independent research and provide technical assistance to both labs, but will not have any teaching responsibilities. Competitive salary and benefits will be provided. The appointment will be for one year with a possible reappointment for up to one additional year.

The position is available starting October 2017. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Cheloufi (sihem.cheloufi@ucr.edu) or Dr. Murn (jernej.murn@ucr.edu) by email.

For more information about the research, please visit https://www.murnlab.info/.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

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, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Martinez Lab

Laboratory Assistant I and Workstudy positions are available in the Martinez Lab. Inquiries should be addressed, preferentially by email, to:  

Dr. Ernest Martinez 
Department of Biochemistry
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-2031
E-mail: ernest.martinez@ucr.edu

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