Staff Research Associate - 37910-1A

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Updated: Aug 20, 2022
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Stem Cell Research Center

Job Opening ID: 31566
Reports To: Professor   
Working Title: Staff Research Associate  
Department: Stem Cell Research Center 
Bargaining Unit: RX
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 009603
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: M-F; 8-5
Employee Class: Career
 
Position Summary: 
Under general supervision, incumbent will be responsible for performing cell culture of human embryonic stem cell lines and differentiating to neuronal lineages under GMP-like conditions. This also entails performing quality control including immunofluorescence staining and imaging, genetic analysis and sending samples for karyotype. In addition, will assist in culturing and differentiating induced pluripotent stem cells including generation of organoids. Other duties include, assisting with purchasing, receiving, distribution and inventory of some supplies and equipment for the laboratory. Position will require providing support to graduate students, postdocs and technicians in the use of equipment and laboratory procedures, as well as designing and carrying out immunofluorescence and immunohistochemistry on cell culture and mouse tissue. Individual will perform molecular biology techniques including but not limited to PCR, agarose and acrylamide gel electrophoresis of proteins and DNA, preparing and maintaining stocks of plasmid DNA, molecular cloning, Western and qPCRs and other protocols as required as general support for lab projects. Individual will be trained to assist with mouse breeding and animal preclinical behavioral and molecular studies, stereotaxic transplantations of cells or virus into mice, as well as surgeries, dosing, euthanasia, and tissue collection.
 
Compensation Range:
$24.05 - $25.62
Department Website:
 
 

Required:

Computer skills.
Cell culture.
Techniques in Molecular biology and biochemistry.
 

Preferred:

Plan experiments, laboratory management and purchasing experience

 
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

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.

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

 

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