| || 47130BR |
| || Staff Research Associate I/II |
| || 9617 Staff Research Associate II-Non Exempt |
| || 513 Parnassus Ave |
| || Medicine |
| || 40 hours per week |
| || Days |
| || 8 Hours |
| || JOB OVERVIEW
The Staff Research Associate I/II (SRA I/II) will provide research assistance for the Gaensler Laboratory in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine. The research program in the Gaensler laboratory focuses on the application of genetic engineering strategies for the treatment of hematologic disorders, development of stem cell transplantation approaches, and for design of immunotherapeutic strategies for the treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia. Projects focus on novel murine models of stem cell transplantation and the development of immune therapies for leukemia.
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE
The Department of Medicine, with annual revenues of $417 million, is the largest department in the UCSF School of Medicine. The mission of the Department is research (basic and clinical), teaching, patient care, and public service.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
| || • SRA I: BA/BS degree with a major in Biochemistry or related science, and knowledge of, or experience with, the basic techniques or methods required by the position; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Two to five years of laboratory experience/education with molecular biology procedures
• Experience with tissue culture (tissue handling, preparation of slides and slide staining)
• Experience with basic histology (tissue handling, preparation of slides and slide staining)
• Experience with nucleic acid amplification, PCR, cloning
• General cell culture technique. Serial passage of cells, transfection, growth assays
• Experience in lab maintenance and assisting team members
• Experience with preparation with common immunological techniques. Experience with small animal surgery, culture of hematopoietic cells and assays of hematopoietic function. Ability to draft routine reports and keep accurate records of work performed
• General cell culture technique
• Ability to analyze data in spreadsheets, data entry into databases, database management, advanced computer skills
• Ability to handle and prioritize responsibilities pertaining to multiple projects
SRA II: In addition to the above, one or more years of recent, directly related work experience following degree completion, utilizing the techniques or methods required by the position; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This includes experience with biology procedures (Data collecting, analysis, interpretation and presentation (formally and informally), performing PCR, and immunological techniques such as ELISA and flow cytometry; assisting in IV, IP, and sub-cutaneous injections in mouse models, maintaining cell lines and preparation of viral vectors including AAV and lentivirus)
• Note: Classification and salary will depend on the qualifications of the applicant
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required. Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a background check.
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| || Full Time |
| || 100% |
| || The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. |