Job Opportunities

The UC Davis Nutrition Department is recruiting for the following positions:

  • Junior Specialist - Haj Lab
    Priority deadline is June 1st, 2020 (apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee).  Applications will continue to be accepted until  December 31st, 2020, but those received after the June 1st, 2020 review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
    The position of Junior Specialist has a focus in a specialized area and provides technical or specialized expertise in the planning and execution of a research project. The Junior Specialist stays apprised of the research area and maintains technical competence in the designated area(s) of specialization. The role of this position is to provide specialized expertise in murine models of metabolic disease, molecular biology, and metabolomics for the Fawaz Haj laboratory located on the UC Davis campus. The Junior Specialist will be actively and significantly engaged in research involving in-vivo murine, cellular and biochemical studies investigating pancreatic islet biology and the molecular mechanism regulating insulin secretion. The Jr. Specialist is responsible for designing and carrying out experiments, maintaining mouse colonies, collecting and processing biological samples and research data, and help maintaining equipment and inventory in the lab. The focus of the research is elucidating the molecular mechanism of pancreatic islet function and regulation of insulin secretion and action.
  • Nutrition Department TA/Reader Positions 2021-2022
    Priority deadline is May 31st, 2021, but applications will continue to be reviewed on a space available basis.
    Eligibility & Restrictions for these positions include: Must be full-time enrolled UC Davis graduate students; Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA; Good academic standing; not on Academic Probation; May work 15 academic quarters in teaching titles; Student employment is limited to 50% time during the academic quarter; On a case-by-case basis students may work up to a maximum of 75% during the academic quarter without an exception; Students may work more than half time between quarters (including summer) without an exception; Must provide evidence of employment eligibility (US Citizen, lawful Permanent Resident, eligible Visa status (J1, F1), Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)).