This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD Staff Only
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/12/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/14/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Department of Medicine is the largest department within the UCSD School of Medicine and is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research, and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
Under supervision, the incumbent will be responsible for performing routine research activities directed towards cell culture in human cell models, using genome engineering methods in cell lines and general molecular biological methods.
Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and one year of laboratory experience or two years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Familiarity with basic and general techniques in molecular biology and biochemistry.
Experience with general laboratory techniques. Demonstrated ability in following stepwise experimental protocols. Skill to troubleshoot adaptations of experimental protocols.
Ability to perform standard repetitive techniques that may be required in research protocols related to a specific lab.
Ability to work with human tissues.
Able to read and use Material Safety Data Sheets. Demonstrated ability to follow established Safety and Biohazardous Material Guidelines.
Willing to learn tissue culture including freezing, thawing, counting cells and splitting cultures.
Demonstrated ability to read, interpret and apply protocols in conducting research.
Experience in working and maintaining yeast cultures.
Demonstrated experience working in and maintaining a sterile environment.
Experience with the operation of a personal computer and software application, such as Access, MS Word and Excel. Knowledge to work with and learn new software.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Must be willing and able to work in Biosafety Level II plus environment.
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