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Assistant/Associate Project Scientist - Los Angeles Interventional Radiology (LAIR) lab

University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
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Assistant/Associate Project Scientist - Los Angeles Interventional Radiology (LAIR) lab


University of California Los Angeles


Requisition Number: JPF07369


The Department of Radiological Sciences at UCLA is recruiting an experienced researcher to join the Los Angeles Interventional Radiology (LAIR) lab as an Assistant or Associate Project Scientist. This appointment will be within the Division of Interventional Radiology. The position requires an MD and/or PhD degree and demonstrated track record conducting research in image-guided cancer therapies using modalities such fluoroscopy, ultrasound, CT or MRI.


The ideal candidate will also be responsible for co-supervising post-doctoral fellows and visiting graduate student researchers on the design, execution, and supervision of translational research studies involving interventional oncology. Responsibilities will include coordinating efforts from investigators and staff across multiple departments. Prior experience in some of: 1) basic science of immunotherapy or immuno-oncology, 2) image-guided therapies using percutaneous or intravascular approaches, 3) working with rodent and large animal cancer models, 4) wet lab skills including cell culture, cell and tissue immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence staining, western blot, and flow cytometry is required.


Applicants should have excellent communication skills with demonstrated experience contributing to grant submissions and publishing manuscripts in high impact journals. The candidate should have a strong interest and commitment to research.



Research project management and data acquisition, developing and updating protocols and best practices, database maintenance, data analysis, preparation of research manuscripts, preparation of grant proposals, coordination with interdisciplinary team members, presenting at national and international meetings.


Interested applicants can send a cover letter describing their research interest, experience and current curriculum vitae to: Jason Chiang, MD, PhD ( Please use “Project Manager Application: Your Name” in the email subject line.

Applicants will also be invited to upload their current curriculum vitae and a list of 3 references to the UC Recruit online posting at Only applicants that apply through this website will be considered.


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