This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/04/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/15/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The qualifications for this position have been updated as of December 13th.
The Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) an organized research unit at UCSD, was established to provide education, training and infrastructure for clinical research in the San Diego area. It encompasses four hospital systems, two universities and four biomedical research organizations. It receives partial funding from a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the NIH, National Center for Advancing Translational Science.
Perform complex research experiments on biomarkers of human disease, particularly chronic inflammation. Manage large immunology research laboratory. Provide clinical coordination for invasive clinical studies. Perform advanced experiments including histology, immunohistochemistry, immunoassays, and human and animal cell culture. Collect and evaluate gene expression in special clinical trial samples using advanced quantitative techniques. Manage biorepositories. Provide general lab support including preparation of buffers, maintenance of tissue culture area, and managing supplies for laboratory. Act as primary safety officer, responsible for compliance with UCSD safety regulations. Incumbent will receive, process and catalog specimens of human tissue and body fluids, as well as work with primary human and animal materials (blood components and other fluids).
Advanced theoretical knowledge of and experience in immunology and molecular biology.
Proven experience with analysis and data computations, collection and presentation.
Experience with the use and maintenance of general laboratory equipment (eg, centrifuges: high-speed, ultra and microcentrifuge, light microscopes, balances, pH meter, incubators spectrophotometers, and electrophoresis apparatus).
Demonstrated experience with chemical safety procedures and guidelines.
Ability to operate and maintain Macintosh and PC based data management systems, including data backup and networking.
Experience managing biohazardous materials program (human tissues and body fluids) as laboratory biosafety officer.
Skill and knowledge to maintain an organized lab and stocks of essential supplies and reagents, purchase lab supplies and new equipment, oversee equipment repairs, and ensure lab equipment is running efficiently.
Experience supervising junior staff and students in general laboratory as well as clinical trial work.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Transportation to local hospitals for sample collection required.
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Annual Full Pay Range: $62,324 - $100,220 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $29.85 - $48.00
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
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