Open positions

Graduate students: We are currently part of the PSPG and BMS programs at UCSF. Contact Lauren if you would like to do a rotation with us. 

Open positions: Postdoctoral Fellow or Staff Researcher

(1) Autism genetics lab seeking postdoctoral fellow or staff researcher for computational analysis of large datasets.  Background in human genetics and analytical experience in genome-wide datasets highly desirable; computer programming, advanced statistical skills, and experience in neuropsychiatric genetics also advantageous. The successful applicant will be self-motivated, a creative trouble-shooter, and flexible in taking on a range of responsibilities to help establish a growing laboratory and collaborative projects.  Abundant opportunities to publish in the scientific literature, to use emerging technologies and methods, and to contribute to understanding the biological basis and therapeutic potential for autism and related disorders.  

(2) Seeking postdoctoral fellow (or staff researcher with equivalent experience) in autism genetics lab for work with a human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) model of autism. Experience with cell culture required, preferably with primary neurons, stem cells, and/or iPSCs.  Background in neurobiology and human genetics advantageous. The successful applicant will be hard-working, self-motivated, a creative trouble-shooter, and a good team member. Abundant opportunities to use emerging technologies and to contribute to understanding the biological basis and therapeutic potential for autism. 

If interested in working with the Weiss Lab, please send CV and cover letter to lauren.weiss@ucsf.edu.