Lab Manager, Ophthalmology Research -- Job Number 2018-0913
University of California, Irvine (UCI)
August 11, 2018
Working with a high degree of independence and under general direction, coordinate major activities of labs and research staff. The objectives of the research projects in The Center for Translational Vision Research are to understand the biochemical basis underlying the mechanism of rhodopsin inactivation and restoration of the cGMP level; delineate the biochemical basis underpinning the similarities and differences between rod and cone cell phototransduction; and to understand the enzymology of the isomerization of all-trans-retinal to 11-cis-retinol in the retina. Must be able to perform animal surgeries, both survival and otherwise, tissue harvesting and longitudinal studies; drug implementation and experimental design to gather data essential to prove and disapprove hypothesis. Responsible for lab management and training of lab staff including postdoctoral scholars, SRA's and students.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.Salary: Monthly $5,463.67 -$7,452.67Total Hours: 8-5, M-FCareer Position.This position involves a diverse set of working conditions as the candidate will need to be flexible. The work involves spending time in the Animal facility for extended periods of time as well as being flexible to move to the department/lab to attend to any issues occurring in the lab on any varied day. Conditions include working near chemicals and with equipment. Occasional travel to pick up bovine eyes may be required.UCI's animal facilities are accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) and is managed according to the 'Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals appropriate Federal Animal Welfare Regulations, and the Public Health Service Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.' This position, and all animal research personnel, are subject to internal compliance to UCI ULAR Operating Procedures and to compliance regulations of the Animal Welfare Act, Public Health Service Policy, AAALAC guidelines, Federal Drug Enforcement Administration regulatory guidelines, US Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine regulations and other applicable regulatory guidelines.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. Please attach your resume.View Job Description for the position requirements.
Internal Number: 2018-0913
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