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Jr Specialist- Marsden Lab

Application Window

Open February 18th, 2022 through Thursday, Jun 30, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Marsden Lab at The University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, seeks a Junior Specialist to work in research involving HIV persistence and pathogenesis. The lab uses cell/tissue culture systems, molecular analysis, and humanized mouse models to study HIV infection and test novel strategies to cure the infection.
The Junior specialist will work with the PI and other lab members to advance ongoing HIV cure research projects. This will include learning and performing mouse surgeries to create humanized mice, performing HIV infections and other mouse procedures as needed, and conducting tissue culture experiments. Specific assays to be performed will include flow cytometry, PCR, molecular cloning, and plasmid transfections. The individual will also assist with general lab maintenance.

Qualified candidates should submit curriculum vitae along with the names and contact information of three references to the following recruitment URL:


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Junior Specialists - Appointees to the Junior rank
should possess a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent degree) or equivalent research experience.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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

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.