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Research Associate - 121774
| University of California - San Diego Medical Centers|
United States, California, San Diego
|March 28, 2023|
This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 03/03/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/14/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will be hired at the Staff Research Associate 2 or Staff Research Associate 3 level depending on experience of the selected candidate.
The Moores Cancer Center is one of just 53 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States and the only one in San Diego County. As a consortium cancer center, it is a collaborative partnership between the UCSD: encompassing 14 departments (12 clinical, 2 basic sciences), 3 professional schools (School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Public Health), UCSD Health oncology hospitals and clinics; the basic and public health research and outreach of San Diego State University, and the basic and translational research of the La Jolla Institute of Immunology. These various programs and units are all dedicated to fulfilling the Moores Cancer Center's mission of reducing cancer's burden. As such, it ranks among the top centers in the nation conducting the continuum of cancer research, providing advanced patient care, and serving the community through outreach and education programs. As a top-ranking, future-oriented organization, we offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment. Moores Cancer Center follows a progressive philosophy of career-path development for its employees including opportunities for cross-training, professional development, and progressive responsibility.
MCC's mission is to transform cancer care in our catchment area and beyond by driving exceptional scientific discoveries, and innovations in prevention, detection, care, and training. MCC will make a global impact on improving health by reducing cancer burden through accelerated discovery and translation, compassionate and interdisciplinary care, education and community engagement, with the foundation of our core values - Excellence, Innovation and Risk-Taking, Collaboration, Diversity and Service.
Under supervision, interact and work with current Transgenic/Gene-targeting Core Facility personnel to provide transgenic and knockout mice to investigators in a full-scale production setting. Responsibilities include: mouse surgeries, embryo manipulation, tissue and embryo collection, embryonic stem cell tissue culture, record keeping, animal husbandry, recording results, and maintaining animal colonies. Additional duties include data management and lab support, and interaction with core clients, Principle Investigators, Core Manager Animal Care Program, and Core Directors.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
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Annual Full Pay Range: $56,564 - $90,995 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $27.09 - $43.58
Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).