Job description

University of California Irvine


Updated: Feb 11, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Job Opening ID: 15456

Reports To:

Working Title: Staff Research Associate I

Department: Memory Impairments Neuro Disorders

Bargaining Unit: RX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009613

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

UCI MIND is an Organized Research Unit focusing on basic and clinical research in the fields of brain aging and cognitive disorders. Our mission is to discover means to improve the lives of people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. UCI MIND is committed to community education with the goals of keeping the community informed of our progress, sharing learnings that can help community members reduce their risk for dementia.

Under the direct supervision of the MODEL-AD Bioinformatics and data management core leader, the incumbent will be responsible for functional genomics library preparation and sequencing of newly developed Alzheimer's Disease and other genetic mouse models in UCI. S/he will also perform equipment management and other related duties as assigned.

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Bachelor's degree in biology, biotechnology, genetics, molecular biology or other closely related field. Highly motivated and service-oriented with strong interpersonal and communication skills; able to communicate clearly and tactfully with a broad variety of people (clients, researchers, lab personnel, fellow employees), both verbally and in writing. Proven ability to function effectively as a team member, follow directions, work independently, or in shared assignment with others. Proven ability to adhere to departmental attendance policies and standards. Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to maintain accurate and legible records to document progress and outcome of experiments, both hand- written and computer entry.


Building RNA-seq and ATAC-seq libraries in mammals

Special Conditions Preferred:

Available to work occasional weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.

Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 2/12/2033
Work Type: Full Time