Junior/Assistant Specialist Position - QB3 Institute
The Junior/Assistant Specialist will be working on a sponsored research project focused on developing new technologies to deliver genes to mammalian cells for therapeutic application. This project involves considerable molecular biology and cell culture efforts to investigate the potential of a new system for gene delivery.
The Junior/Assistant Specialist will conduct laboratory research involving DNA cloning and construction, DNA purification and analysis, mammalian cell culture, mammalian cell transfection, and mammalian cell gene expression analysis. The Junior/Assistant Specialist will be working in the laboratory on plasmid construction and cell culture and will be tracking the progress and data of the project as well as playing a strong role in preparing this project for future publication. The Junior/Assistant Specialist will meet with the principal investigator and lab director regularly for supervision and oversight of experiments and progress, as well as receive training from other personnel in the lab. The Junior/Assistant Specialist must keep an organized detailed lab notebook and must receive training and comply with campus guidelines for the safe conduct of research.
Minimum/Basic Qualifications required at the time of application:
The candidate must have a B.S. or equivalent degree in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, or a related field.
Experience in molecular biology, bacterial cell culture, and mammalian cell culture.
This is a full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Applicants should submit the following materials: - A cover letter - A curriculum vitae - Contact information for 3 references
Letters of reference are not required at this time. We will seek your permission before contacting your references. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality: http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html.
This position will be open until filled. The anticipated start date is August 16th, 2017. The appointment will be for a duration of one (1) year. Please address inquiries to Che Ly, email@example.com.
The University of California 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, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
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