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Company: University of California - Davis
Location: Davis
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Job Description:

Requisition Number:
Recruitment Open To:
UCD/UCDHS Employees and General Public
Final Filing Date
Closing Date:

Payroll Title
Number of Positions:
$20.74 - $24.75/hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Description:
100%. Schedule to be arranged
Overtime Eligible:
Union/HEERA Representation:
This position is covered by a collective bargaining unit
Department Description:
The Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Cell Biology is an academic department in the School of Veterinary Medicine. The unit supports research and teaching programs conducted by individuals in the titles of Professor, Professor of Clinical, Adjunct, Professional Researcher, Project Scientists, Postdoctoral Scholars, Visiting Professors, and career staff.
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Job Summary:
Under general supervision, perform lab management including training and supervision of student and postdoctoral personnel, ordering and maintaining supplies and inventory. Perform cell biology techniques; cell culture; immunohistochemistry, histology and microscopy; data analysis and record keeping. Maintain mouse breeding colony including weaning, tail clipping, ear punching, and genotyping (DNA extraction, PCR and gel running).
Physical Demands:
- Lift chemicals and research apparatus weighing up to 25 lbs.
- Work flexible schedule to accommodate the research schedule
- Work overtime including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays to meet the reseach needs Work Environment:
- Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions
- This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State laws and regulations and University policy
- Restricted vacation during peak periods; work occasional evenings/nights.
- Work overtime and occasionally on weekends, usually on short notice, to meet operational needs
- Must be able to work in an environment where animals are used iin research
- UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required:

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes

Minimum Qualifications:
- Experience in biochemistry, molecular biology or related field
- Skills to perform Western blots, RNA isolation and cDNA systhesis.
- Knowledge of safety procedures including CALOSHA regulations.
- Skill to detech pathogens in tissue samples by PCR techniques.
- Experience with database generation and tracking of samples from multiple projects.
- Skill to perform sensitive laboratory techniques and keep accurate and detailed records.
- Experience working with animals in research, including sacrificing, genotyping, and tissue selection.
-Skills to use and maintain general laboratory equipment.
-Skills to prepare buffers, stock solutions, and other chemical solutions.
- Knowledge of computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and GraphPad.
- Skills to perform statistical testing, create and summarize statistical methods, perform literature searches, and summarize data in comprehensive manuscipt format.
- Skill to handle hazardous chemicals and work in areas where hazardous chemicals are present. Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with mouse behavioral testing including anxiety-like behavior, cognitive testing and general well-being.
- Knowledge of safety procedures including CALOSHA regulations and EH&S requirements. Quick Link To This Position:*quickFind=79244
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