Job Description

Payroll Title:
SRA 2 NEX
Department:
MEDICINE/Cardiology
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#114644 Lab Manager

Extended Deadline: Thu 5/26/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/22/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/03/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

DESCRIPTION

The laboratory's focus is the generation of cardiac phenotypes from human embryonic stem cells and the characterization of cardiac disease mouse models.

Require previous experience maintaining and analyze mouse colonies for biologic research on the heart. Duties include independent colony maintenance and breeding, assisting with physiologic studies, and analysis of mice post mortem. Port mortem analysis will include PCR and Western Blot analysis of tissue.

Independently perform general lab duties including ordering reagents for stem cell work as well as laboratory maintenance, ordering laboratory supplies; serving as primary contact for vendors, physical plant office personnel, etc. Will provide work direction to undergraduate student workers. Engage in training to learn new techniques.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Theoretical knowledge in molecular, cellular, or developmental biology or an equivalent combination of education and laboratory experience.

  • Experience with animal work, specifically with mice and IACUC animal protocol.

  • Experience with molecular biological techniques to include DNA (including cloning), RNA isolation and protein preparation, quantification and analysis (western blotting and immunoprecipitation techniques).

  • Demonstrated experience with cell culture techniques.

  • Demonstrated experience in data analysis using Microsoft tools.

  • Proven experience with basic molecular biology laboratory equipment such as centrifuges, microscopes, balances, pH meter, etc.

  • Ability to record scientific data in a well-organized laboratory notebook. Strong organizational skills to keep clear and accurate records.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ability in using tact, diplomacy, discretion, and flexibility with diverse personalities and situation. Ability to work as part of a research team, and interact effectively with collaborating labs and others in scientific community.

  • Proven skill in the preparation of reagents and maintenance of laboratory stocks.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience supervising and overseeing undergraduate students.
  • Experience with administrative duties such as biosafety, ordering, inventory, etc.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
  • Must be willing to work in an environment where biological, chemical and radiological hazards are present.
  • Must be willing to work overtime and occasional weekends if necessary as research dictates.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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