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Company: University of California
Location: Irvine, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

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Job Opening ID: 65764 Reports To: Sr. Academic Personnel Analyst Working Title: SRA II Department: DOM Endocrinology Bargaining Unit: RX FLSA: Non-Exempt Payroll Job Code: 009617 Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine Percent of Time: 100% Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F Employee Class: Career


 

Position Summary:
  SRA will be working in a lab focused on examining molecular mechanism of metabolic regulation as well as metabolic disease processes. Under supervision of Principal Investigator general responsibilities will include: mouse husbandry including managing breeding pairs, weaning, and phenotyping/genotyping, dynamic physiologic testing in mice, simple surgical techniques in mice, tissue and cell harvest and processing from laboratory samples; flow cytometry; molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, molecular cloning including CRISPR/Cas9 based gene editing, and Western blotting; ELISA assays, immunohistochemistry and histologic image analysis and general support including ordering and receiving supplies and organizing laboratory inventory. High School diploma is required and laboratory experience in cellular and molecular biology as well as mouse handling is preferred. Excellent organizational skills, ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and meticulous record-keeping are required for this position. We are looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated individual who is capable and willing to make maximum use of excellent facilities and a productive environment


 

SRA will be working in a lab focused on examining molecular mechanism of metabolic regulation as well as metabolic disease processes. Under supervision of Principal Investigator general responsibilities will include: mouse husbandry including managing breeding pairs, weaning, and phenotyping/genotyping, dynamic physiologic testing in mice, simple surgical techniques in mice, tissue and cell harvest and processing from laboratory samples; flow cytometry; molecular biology techniques including DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, molecular cloning including CRISPR/Cas9 based gene editing, and Western blotting; ELISA assays, immunohistochemistry and histologic image analysis and general support including ordering and receiving supplies and organizing laboratory inventory. High School diploma is required and laboratory experience in cellular and molecular biology as well as mouse handling is preferred. Excellent organizational skills, ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and meticulous record-keeping are required for this position. We are looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated individual who is capable and willing to make maximum use of excellent facilities and a productive environment


 

Total Compensation:


In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

 

The expected pay range for this recruitment is $27.87 - $30.79 (Hourly Rate). The Full Salary Range for the salary grade this position is assigned to is $27.87 - $44.85 (Hourly Rate).
  Department Website:


https://www.medicine.uci.edu/endocrinology/index.asp
 

Required:

 

  • General working knowledge of molecular biology techniques 
  • Ability to keep well-organized lab space and legible records Handling lab supplies & equipment, inventory 
  • General computer literacy & data entry/analysis experience
     
Preferred:  
  • Previous work with mice/mouse husbandry Experience with Western, IHC and ELISA Tissue processing, simple mouse surgery, histologic Image analysis on microscope

 

Special Conditions Required:  
  • Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F, with occasional need for work extending to evening hours or weekend.
     

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 eec@uci.edu



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