The Staff Research Associate II (SRA II) conducts laboratory experiments involving chemical and biological assays, in vitro and in vivo testing of radiopharmaceuticals for both diagnostics and therapeutics, and works with radioactivity and animals. Lab work includes performing chemical and biological assays for testing molecular imaging agents and therapeutics, and performing animal studies for in vivo evaluation of molecular imaging agents and therapeutics. Develops new chemical and biological assays for testing molecular imaging agents and therapeutics. Administrative work includes helping apply for IACUC and BUA approval and maintenance of IACUC and BUA applications. Helps manage the laboratory (keeping track of supplies and ordering what is needed), and keeps lab in compliance with regulatory and safety requirements.REQUIRED--Extensive experience working with cellular and biochemical assays such as ELISA, flow cytometry, radioimmunoassay, proliferation and viability assays--Extensive experience with animal handling, dissection and aseptic techniques --Knowledge of biology and molecular imaging--Knowledge and experience operating equipment including gamma counters, balances, microscopes, flow cytometers, electrophoresis apparatus and nanodrop--Knowledge to train and guide personnel of varying skill levels including postdocs, Jr. Specialists, research staff, graduate and undergraduate students--Ability to collect, analyze and interpret scientific data--Knowledge of laboratory practice, and applicable procedures and safety codes, EH&S regulations and guidelines, including AALAC and NIH guidelines for animal care and safetyPREFERRED--Extensive experience working with radioisotopes including positron, alpha and beta emitters--Experience with radioactive and chemical waste and managementSPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.