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Staff Research Associate

Company: University of California - Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: August 1, 2020

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Title
Staff Research Associate
Job ID
9296

Location

Santa Cruz

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Notifications

Delay Notice: Due to the current health crisis, candidate selection or hiring steps may be delayed.

UCSC Statement

UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university.

Initial Review Date (IRD)

Initial Review Date (IRD): 08-10-2020

UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.

Dept Marketing Statement

Comprising diverse researchers from a variety of disciplines across academic divisions, the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute leads UC Santa Cruz s efforts to unlock the world s genomic data and accelerate breakthroughs in health and evolutionary biology. Our platforms, technologies, and scientists unite global communities to create and deploy data-driven, life-saving treatments and innovative environmental and conservation efforts, while addressing the most fundamental societal and policy questions.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

Salary Information: $23.70/hour

No. of Positions: 1

Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits

Schedule Information:
Full-time, Fixed
Percentage of Time: 100%
Average Hours Per Week: 40
Days of the Week: Sun-Sat
Shift Includes: Day, Evenings, Weekend

Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment

Job End Date: None

Work Location: Santa Cruz

Union Representation: RX Union

Job Duties

70% - Execution of Experiments:

Performs cell culture and molecular biology research experiments aimed at understanding the evolution and function of new gene regulatory networks that emerged recently in the human lineage and are derived from retrotransposons and KRAB Zinc Fingers. This research involves culturing human and non-human primate pluripotent stem cell culture, RNA and protein isolation and characterization as well as reporter assays. Keeps a detailed laboratory notebook and prepares written and oral reports describing research results.

30% - Lab Operations Assistance:

Supports lab operations by assisting with ordering, receiving, stocking common reagents, chemical waste disposal, equipment maintenance and related functions.

Required Qualifications

* Bachelor s degree in a relevant scientific discipline.

* At least 1 year of experience performing research in a molecular biology research lab.

* Knowledge of cell and molecular biology.

* Experience conducting experiments in a lab setting.

* Experience in compiling, preparation, and analysis of charts, graphs and/or models involving experimental data.

* Strong computer skills or knowledge including Excel, Power Point.

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

* Excellent analytical and data-gathering skills.

* Good organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills.

* Ability to work accurately with close attention to detail.

* Ability to work well independently and as part of a team and exercise flexibility, initiative, and good judgment.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience with pluripotent stem cell culture.

* Experience with luciferase reporter assays.

* Experience with recombinant protein expression and functional analysis in mammalian cells.

Special Conditions

Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.

Ability to wear proper safety attire (long pants, closed-toe shoes, etc.) and personal protective equipment common in a laboratory setting.

The ability to move materials weighing up to 20 lbs. with or without accommodation.

Ability to perform essential physical job functions requiring bending, sitting, standing, walking, waist-twisting, repetitive hand/arm use, handling objects, and use of fine finger movements with manual dexterity.

Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Ability to occasionally work overtime with little or no advance notice.

Safety Statement

All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.

How to Apply

Attach your resume and cover letter when applying to this job opening. Do not attach any documents to 'My Activities'. Select How to Apply for more instructions and information.

EEO/AA

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.

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