Assistant Project Scientist in Neuroscience
University of California Santa Barbara
United States

Assistant Project Scientist in Neuroscience Research Institute (Kosik Lab)

Job #JPF01913
  • Office of Research - Neuroscience Research Institute

Recruitment Period

Open date: December 4th, 2020

Next review date: Monday, Jan 4, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Feb 1, 2021 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.


Assistant Project Scientist position in the Neuroscience Research Institute
University of California Santa Barbara
Anticipated Start Date: February 1, 2021
Salary: Based on UCSB Project Scientist series salary table

Position Description:
A position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Kenneth Kosik to conduct research analyzing organoid physiology using the Maxwell High density CMOS system. This will involve preparing organoids, recording from them and analyzing the data. The data analysis will require some software development. The appointee will also contribute to upgrading and maintaining the instrumentation. The appointee will be expected to make significant, original, and creative contributions to the research project, collaborate with other team members, and publish research.

Basic qualifications:
A doctoral degree in physics or related field is required, along with a minimum of 3 years of post doctoral experience in neurobiology research.

Preferred qualifications:
A very solid research and publication record at the pre- and postdoctoral level. Experience with programming, neurocomputation, organoids, and electrophysiologic recordings.

Initial appointment is for one year, full time with benefits with the intention to extend the appointment beyond this period based on performance and availability of funding.

Apply by January 4th, 2021 for primary consideration; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Please apply to UC Recruit:

Applicants should submit:
Curriculum Vitae
Statement of Research
1-2 top publications
Names of 3 References (contact information only)

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Statement of Research
  • Top publication
  • 2nd top publication (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

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