Research Assistant - 121186
| University of California - San Diego Medical Centers|
United States, California, San Diego
|May 23, 2023|
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/26/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/31/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Department of Medicine is the largest department within the UCSD School of Medicine and is responsible for fulfilling the teaching, research, and clinical missions of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
Under supervision from Principal Investigator, the incumbent will assist with guided research in several different areas. Responsibilities include conventional cellular and molecular biological experiments (e.g., Western blot, immunocytochemistry, gene expression and transfection, RT-PCR), digital imaging fluorescence microscopy, and basic laboratory management (e.g., order supplies, maintain lab inventory, liaise with clinicians for collecting human samples for experiments). The incumbent will assist the PI using conventional cell/molecular biological and physiological techniques to study cell functions using human and animal lung vascular cells. Additional responsibilities include assisting in contributions to the research related to the development of animal models with pulmonary hypertension, genotyping of experimental animal (e.g., mice) colonies and isolation (and culture) of lung vascular cells from animal models of pulmonary vascular disease. Incumbent will also attend and present at lab meetings and assist with the writing of manuscripts for publications.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
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Annual Full Pay Range: $51,949 - $61,972 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)
Hourly Equivalent: $24.88 - $29.68
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).