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Junior Specialist Step I, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Genomics and Biological Chemistry

Application Window

Open date: February 1st, 2021

Last review date: Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

3329- Junior Specialist step I, Full-time x 12 months

Job Description

This position will be involved in culture, differentiation, and characterization of human stem cells using standard cell biology and molecular techniques.

Required Qualifications

• Experience with basic techniques or methods required by the position, or the equivalent of education and experience.
• Research experience with equipment and methods for culture, characterization, and differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC).

• Ability to conduct tissue culture with sterile techniques, maintenance and preservation of iPSC, and characterization of iPSC-derived cells by immunocytochemistry staining, flow cytometry, immunoblotting, and molecular analysis.
• Demonstrated record of excellent attendance and reliability.
• Must be highly conscientious, detail oriented, and able to conduct experiments accurately.
• Computer proficiency with MS Word and Excel.
• Excellent writing, oral, mathematical, and interpersonal skills.
• Function with a high degree of independence.

Licenses and Certificates

The candidate should have a minimum of a Bachelor Degree or Master of Science.

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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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Irvine, CA