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The Department of Pediatrics is one of the largest departments within the School of Medicine with approximately 250 Faculty, 127 postdoctoral fellows (both MDs and PhDs) along with over 320 support staff (not including hospital staff). In addition, the Department has 68 clinical residents distributed across the Divisions. The missions of research, education and patient care are intertwined, and are integral to the goals of the department.
The Department manages a university-affiliated children's health system with the physicians and leadership of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Rady Children's Hospital, and Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego, a Medical Practice Foundation, unifying pediatric patient care, research, education, and community service programs.
Under the supervision of academic supervisor, the incumbent will assist with and participate in all aspects of the research laboratory. The position has dual functions in scientific research and some laboratory management in an immunogenetics laboratory. The position requires a willingness to learn mammalian primary cell culture, in vivo and ex vivo mouse work, and molecular assays including ELISA, RT PCR, immunoblots, immunohistochemistry. The candidate is expected to perform data analysis, including statistical analysis using computerized methods under supervision. The position also includes scientific presentations, database andinventory management, and ordering of supplies as part of routine lab participation. It is expected that the incumbent will interact with collaborators and representatives and assist undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars.
Theoretical knowledge of basic human genetics and molecular biology.
Knowledge of or experience with molecular biology techniques such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, sequence analysis, RT-PCR, DNA/RNA isolation, cloning, transfection.
Demonstrated ability to follow university Environmental Health and Safety requirements. Experienced in working and maintaining a sterile environment.
Knowledge of or experience with mice handling, breeding, management, procedures.
Ability to use centrifuge.
Knowledge of or experience with micropipetting and dilutions, weighing agarose, gel loading, photography.
Knowledge of or experience with cell culture maintenance, sterile procedure.
Computers skills using a Macintosh.
Demonstrated experience with database management of clones/samples, including data entry, manipulation and creation of data reports.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekend days, as required.
Must be willing to travel intermittently to collaborating laboratories to learn new techniques that further the research mission of the lab.
Must be willing and able to work with biohazardous materials, human samples, and mice.
Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $51,949 - $61,972 Annually
The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.