Job Details

University of California San Diego
  • Position Number: 5010121
  • Location: La Jolla, CA
  • Position Type: Medicine - Medical Researcher

Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist - Anesthesiology

University of California San Diego

Position overview
Position title: Project Scientist - Anesthesiology Salary range: A reasonable salary range estimate for this position is $71,500 - $91,000. The posted UC academic salary scales ( set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See the following tables for the salary scales for the position: Application Window

Open date: February 9, 2024

Next review date: Sunday, Mar 10, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Feb 8, 2025 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Anesthesiology ( within the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and is seeking applicants for Project Scientist positions.

Under supervision of the Principal Investigators, the Project Scientists will function independently, and the role includes:
1) designing, managing and conducting experiments;
2) training and teaching students and others in the field of study;
3) leading and making innovative and significant contributions to the project(s);
4) participating and presenting at scientific meetings;
5) writing scientific reports, manuscripts and grants for submission and/or publication.

The selected candidates will be a part of a highly collaborative environment with exposure to multiple scientific disciplines and levels of researchers, including students and clinicians.

Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist level based on background and years of experience.

A link to full description of the Project Scientist series is provided for your review:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a MD or equivalent, or PhD in neurosciences, basic sciences or other related health disciplines.

Candidates must also have at least two years of postdoctoral research experience.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates with scientific publications are preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
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