Staff Research Associate 2

Riverside, CA
Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $47,124 - $75,840
Title: Staff Research Associate 2
Category: Science and Research
Department: Cell Biology & Neuroscience
Date Posted: 04/06/2017

Position Information: The SRA will be part of a laboratory where new techniques and areas of expertise are constantly being developed and established in the laboratory. It is expected the SRA will assist in the development and maintenance of these approaches. Under the PI's supervision the SRA will perform research to elucidate the mechanisms of action of bacterial toxins, and be involved in a variety of activities.

Minimum Requirements: Working knowledge and experience of library preparation from DNA and RNA templates for Next Gen sequencing; Working knowledge of CRISPR, microinjection of mosquito eggs and the ability to generate transgenic mosquitoes; Experience DNA cloning, RT-PCR and PCR; Ability to do word processing, spreadsheet, data analysis and graphics; Ability to maintain research data that can be easily analyzed; Three years work experience in a research laboratory.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Biology or other closely related field; Experience in mosquito rearing and maintenance; Five years work experience in a research laboratory is preferred.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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