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#101650 Lab Assistant II

Extended Deadline: Wed 9/25/2019

This is a UC San Diego internal recruitment open to UCSD staff only.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/12/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/17/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Medicine (DOM) 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. The department employs approximately 500 salaried faculty, 168 academic appointees, 331 residents, fellows and postdocs and 480 staff personnel.

Under supervision, incumbent will perform standard repetitive laboratory experimental procedures that require technical scientific knowledge and skills to do tissue culture, in vitro experiments, and tissue sectioning and different staining as part of ongoing arthritis research.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from high school or a GED and one (1) year of laboratory experience or two (2) years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Strong organizational skills and experience with lab safety regulations

  • Ability to adhere to Environment Health & Safety guidelines.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of immunohistochemistry.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of tissue sectioning.

  • Proven experience working in a research setting.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of cell culture and functional assays including cell proliferation, cell invasion and cytokine quantification by ELISA.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

Employment is subject to a criminal background check.


UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

 

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UC San Diego School of Medicine
Payroll Title:
LAB AST 2
Department:
MEDICINE
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
TX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 6.4, Mon-Fri

 

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