The UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center seeks qualified applicants on an ongoing basis. When positions are available in BSCRC affiliated laboratories and partner departments, centers, and institutes they will be listed on this page.

Staff Research Associate III

We are looking for an experienced, organized and enthusiastic hPSC Research Associate III to join our Team! This is a full-time career position with access to UCLA’s comprehensive benefits package available to the employee on day 1. The Research Associate will perform research on induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC), human embryonic stem cells (hESC) and other biological materials to support an active research program which has entered the pre-clinical testing phase. The individual will be responsible for conducting research to continue advancing the project towards clinical trial. This includes identifying, working out and standardizing new techniques to meet project milestones. The ideal candidate will have experience in biomedical studies including biochemical analysis, tissue culture and animal studies. Previous hands-on experience with human pluripotent stem cells is required. If interested in learning more about the position and to apply directly, please access the full listing here.

Communications and Media Relations Manager

Do you believe that stories have the power to change the world? If so, apply to become a key member of an agile and collaborative team dedicated to using multimedia storytelling to make the latest advances in biomedical research engaging and accessible. The UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center is seeking a curious, creative and enthusiastic individual to join its growing communications team as a Communications and Media Relations Manager.

Reporting to the Center’s Director of Communications, Marketing, Education and Outreach, the Communications Manager is a key contributor to the development and implementation of a broad range of strategic communications and outreach initiatives. A primary objective of this position is to drive the growth and success of the Center by elevating its reputation both internally and externally. This will be accomplished through strategic media relations, social media, internal communications and multimedia storytelling that sparks curiosity and builds trust. The Center’s communications program translates complex scientific concepts into compelling content that demonstrates why this work matters for society. Doing this successfully requires a deep commitment to learning and the ability to contextualize research in a timely and/or culturally relevant fashion. In addition to drafting, editing, pitching and otherwise distributing content, this position collaborates with the Director to train scientists at all levels to be more effective communicators and to educate the public about the rapidly evolving field of stem cell research.

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Faculty Positions

The UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center is recruiting multiple new faculty working in stem cell research. Investigators with basic research interests in stem cell biology, organ development, tissue regeneration, and stem cell aging as well as those with a more clinical translational focus on stem cell therapeutics and regenerative medicine are encouraged to apply.

Each of the positions is a state-supported, tenure-track/tenured professorship with a guaranteed salary base, outstanding fringe benefits, and substantial start-up funds. Candidates for tenured Associate/Full Professor positions must have well established and funded research programs. Assistant Professor applicants should have demonstrated their potential for research leadership. In all cases, emphasis is placed on the applicant’s record of research accomplishment, creativity, and promise of continuing success.

Apply online via the UCLA Academic Recruit website Candidates should submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) full curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of research accomplishments, interests and plans; 4) Up to 3 key papers exemplifying the applicant’s research accomplishments; 5) a statement of teaching experience or interest; and 6) a statement on the candidate's past, present, or planned contribution to equity, diversity and inclusion. Please arrange through this website to have 3-5 letters of recommendation submitted as well. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Quality Assurance Officer

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Quality Assurance Officer with excellent organization and time management skills to join our team! This is a 2-year contract position (with full university benefits) with the possibility of becoming a career position. Under the supervision of the Lead Quality Assurance Officer and Director of the Human Gene and Cell Therapy Facility (HGCTF), the Quality Assurance Officer for the Translational Cell Therapy Lab (TCTL) and HGCTF is responsible for the day-to-day Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) quality assurance compliance activities, including document control.

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