SRA 1 (Molecular Analyst) - 46034-1A

Updated: Nov 24, 2022
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Memory Impair Neuro Disorders

Job Opening ID: 46034
Reports To: Project Scientist
Working Title: SRA 1 (Molecular Analyst)
Department: Memory Impair Neuro Disorders
Bargaining Unit: RX
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 009613
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
 
Position Summary:
 
UCI MIND is an Organized Research Unit focusing on basic and clinical research in the fields of brain aging and cognitive disorders. Our mission is to discover means to improve the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. UCI MIND is committed to community education with the goals of keeping the community informed of our progress, sharing learnings that can help community members reduce their risk for dementia.
 
This position is within the UCI Model Organism Development and Evaluation for Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (MODEL-AD) Disease Modeling Project (DMP) Core. MODEL-AD is a NIA / NIH-funded multi-project, multi-institutional grant whose goal is to produce the next generation of mouse models for late-onset AD and develop new therapeutic targets. Under supervision by the Project Scientist, the successful applicant will assist with analysis and evaluation of genotype of genetically modified animal (by PCR analysis and DNA sequencing), routine genotyping, and development of a new genotyping protocols, and report writing. This position also involves performing basic animal husbandry to assist the production flow.
 
Compensation Range:
 
24.77/hr-29.56
 
Required:
 
  •  Experience in PCR reaction or relevant molecular biology analysis
  •  Bachelor’s degree in biology, reproductive physiology, genetics, molecular biology or other closely related field. Alternately, minimum of 2 years prior work experience managing genetically modified mouse colony in a research laboratory setting.
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills · Ability to participate in shared project management workflow (via Teams, Slack, Trello, etc) · Ability to see projects through to completion · Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to maintain accurate and legible records to document progress and outcome of experiments, both hand-written and computer entry · Strong work ethic
 
Preferred:
 
  •  Experience in protein extraction, quantification and western blotting · Experience in designing PCR protocols.
 
Special Conditions Required:
 
  • Must wear protective clothing (PPE) provided. · May be required to work on weekends as needed.
 
Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected].
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