Job Description

Payroll Title:
SRA 1
Department:
MEDSCH/EMERG MED SVC
Hiring Pay Scale
$25.75 - $28.24 / Hour
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
RX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#128866 Research Associate

Extended Deadline: Tue 6/25/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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DESCRIPTION

Established in 1978 at the UC San Diego Medical Center, the Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) combines the benefits of an internationally renowned university with a large academic hospital. The UC San Diego Medical Center and the DEM is leading an effort, funded by the Federal Office of the National Coordinator, to foster data exchange, interoperability, and clinical integration to improve healthcare efficiency and patient outcomes among San Diego County community healthcare providers.

Under supervision, serve as research associate in a human genetics laboratory performing PCR, RT PCR, gels, DNA/RNA isolation, cell culture, mouse work, and sequence analysis. Duties also includes ordering of supplies, assisting with lab management, assisting with writing and editing, and some database management. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Theoretical knowledge of basic cell biology.

  • Experience with animal research and lab techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to follow safety requirements. Experienced in working and maintaining a sterile environment.

  • Demonstrated experience with mice handling, breeding, management, and procedures.

  • Experience writing/editing protocols and manuscripts.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computers skills using a Macintosh.

  • Experience with confocal microscopy.

  • Confocal microscopy experience.

  • Demonstrated experience with cell culture, gel loading and photography.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $53,766 - $64,143 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $25.75 - $30.72

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


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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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