The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California, Davis invites applications for one Junior Specialist in molecular, cell and developmental biology. POSITION DESCRIPTION: Research (90%): The candidate will oversee general laboratory management and manage the Hydra colony. General laboratory maintenance includes ordering supplying and maintaining lab stocks and databases. The candidate will create transgenic and genetically modified lines of Hydra by microinjection. Under supervision, perform laboratory experiments and assist in various research projects when appropriate. The candidate will summarize data, prepare figures, and assist in writing manuscripts for publication and grant proposals, as well as present research in regular group meetings when appropriate. University and Public Service (10%): The Junior Specialist will participate in training activities, such as mentoring undergraduate students. They will actively contribute to lab activities via meetings and unit/campus presentations.
SALARY RANGE: Step I - $44,500 [100% annual] or Step II - $47,400 [100% annual]), commensurate with qualifications and experience. POSITION AVAILABLE/CLOSING DATE: For full consideration applications should be received by May 31, 2021. TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Short term, maximum two-year appointment based on the needs of the research project. Appointments may be made up to 100%. TO APPLY: To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04148 Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files. Applicants should also provide contact information for two references. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For more information about the department, please visit the website: http://www.mcb.ucdavis.edu
The University of California, Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UC Davis positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.
UC Davis is a smoke & tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/). If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.