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Stem Cell Molecular Biology Research Associate

Company: University of California - San Diego Medical Cente
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Job Description:

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/08/20 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/17/20. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance. This position will be hired at the Staff Research Associate 1 or 2 level depending on the experience of the selected candidate. DESCRIPTION =========== The UCSD Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) is one of two basic science units in the School of Medicine where world-class researchers study fundamental cellular processes and pathways using a variety of techniques from classical genetics and fluorescence microscopy to high-throughput genomics, systems biology, and crystallography. Our 38 faculty and over 200 postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, and research staff work on the cutting edge of biology, cutting across fields from basic biochemistry and genetics to genomics, systems biology and stem cell biology. The faculty also play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically-advanced, and deeply interested individuals who are ready to become a part of our dynamic research and educational environment. The Stem Cell & Molecular Biology Research Associate will assist with and perform standard laboratory procedures with Human Embryonic Stem Cells (hESC) and neuronal precursor cells (NPCs) and other experimental procedures. Incumbent will assist PI's and other lab members with studies. Studies will include 1) General growth and maintenance of stem cell lines, 2) Gene manipulation of these stem cells with silencing or overexpression constructs, 3) Characterization of resultant phenotypes (by molecular and imaging techniques), and 4) Molecular biology techniques to isolate RNA and quantify gene expression. Procedures will include molecular biology (generation of transgene constructs, PCR and RNA isolation) and light microscopy of embryonic and neuronal cell lines as well as basic molecular and cellular biology techniques (Cell transfection, genomic screening, cloning, gene expression, immunocytochemistry, tissue culture and maintenance of biochemistry equipment). Perform tissue culture of primary cells, preparation of lentiviruses and viral infection techniques. Assist with cell culture electroporation in stem cells and perform routine biology and biology techniques. Other tasks as required by the supervisor and project scientists. Incumbent will also be involved with general lab organization procedures. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ====================== * Theoretical and/or practical knowledge in cellular and molecular biology, immunology, stem cell or related field. * Ability to perform molecular biology techniques including PCR, DNA preparation/extraction, gel electrophoresis. * Capable of performing biochemistry and laboratory techniques and demonstrated experience to prepare buffers and solutions, as well as various staining solutions. * Experience with the operation of a personal computer and software application, such as Access, MS Word and Excel. * Ability to work with confocal, light, and fluorescence microscopes. * Ability to follow step based experimental protocols. * Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other staff members, students, faculty and scientists in a multi-cultural lab. * Experience with general lab maintenance including cleaning, stocking supplies. * Skill and ability to keep accurate data. * Ability to read, comprehend, and discuss research materials. * Demonstrated ability to follow established Safety and Biohazardous Material Guidelines. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ======================== * Experience working in a laboratory focused on understanding the mechanisms by which gene expression is controlled at the RNA level. * Experience and knowledge applying tools that allow for the identification the RNA binding sites of RNA binding proteins at scale. SPECIAL CONDITIONS ================== * Employment is subject to a criminal background check. * Willingness to work with animals, lentivirus, radioactive material, human tissue and standard hazardous laboratory compounds. * Willing to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

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