Behavioral Core Director / Staff Research Scientist

San Francisco, CA, United States
Oct 26, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Behavioral Core


The Gladstone Institute of Neurological Disease at San Francisco's burgeoning Mission Bay Campus could offer you outstanding opportunities to pursue this goal. The successful candidate will direct a state-of-the-art core facility that conducts behavioral studies to analyze rodent models of major neurological and psychiatric diseases and to address fundamental scientific research questions. The position offers opportunities to develop collaborative projects with internationally recognized investigators at Gladstone and across the wider UCSF community.

Applicants should be committed to managing a productive behavioral core and to extending its activities into exciting new directions. Typical activities include training of research technologists, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; advising investigators on experimental design; in-depth analysis and interpretation of data; preparation of grant applications and manuscripts; and management of core finances. Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

  • Ph.D or M.D. with well established experience and expertise in behavioral neuroscience
  • Minimum of 3 years postdoctoral experience in a biomedical and/or research and development environment .
  • Demonstrated track record of scientific productivity in relevant areas of research
  • Experience in managing a core facility is preferred, although equivalent experience in the management of other complex programs or entities will be considered favorably also.
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience with relevant bioinformatics tools
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills: ability to effectively interact with internal colleagues as well as external collaborators
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and capability to effectively present scientific results to key stakeholders
  • High levels of motivation, creativity and independence
  • Attention to detail with excellent organizational and record keeping skills

Application instructions: Please submit CV and cover letter.

Additional Information:

  • Title and salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Be a part of big ideas and consider Gladstone. Your difference will make a difference in human health.
  • Gladstone is an equal opportunity employer.