Laboratory Manager - 117415
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#117415 Laboratory ManagerExtended Deadline: Mon 8/22/2022
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Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/12/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/22/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
The Department of Medicine is the largest department within the UCSD School of Medicine and is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research, and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
Reporting to the principal investigator (PI), the incumbent will independently be responsible for overseeing lab operations in a lab dedicated to the study of genetic and epigenetic mechanisms causative to the development of childhood cancers, with the goal of identifying new drug targets and improving treatment options.
Individual will serve as the point person for receiving, inventorying and processing samples. Incumbent will oversee and perform general laboratory maintenance and act as Safety and Chemical Hygiene Officer. Duties include purchasing supplies, inspecting and maintaining lab equipment, working with outside vendors, keeping inventory of reagents, supplies and protocols used in the lab, orienting new employees to laboratory practices, and guiding lab personnel in research safety training. Under general guidance, independently and in collaboration with others, perform a wide variety of standard procedures related to tissue culture, molecular biology, next-generation sequencing, and liquid handling automation.
Under supervision, incumbent will establish experimental protocols and assist in optimizing assays and developing novel protocols. Individual will independently analyze data and present findings at lab meetings.
Theoretical knowledge of Life Science or Technology as acquired in a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience in.
Proficient computer skills and ability to expertly utilize budget and finance software programs such as Oracle and Concur. and ability to expertly utilize Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Well-developed interpersonal communication, problem-solving, decision-making and prioritization skills.
Strong organizational, analytical, troubleshooting, and effective problem identification and solution skills.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
- Must be willing to work with biohazardous agents, including human cells (up to BSL2).
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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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