Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
University of California Irvine
SLEEP RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
Updated: May 7, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Job Opening ID: 18256
Reports To: Professor of Clinical Medicine - Pulmonary
Working Title: Sleep Research Associate
Department: Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Bargaining Unit: RX
Payroll Job Code: 009613
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
Oversees the daily operations in a cardiovascular sleep laboratory including new member training, laboratory compliance, budget management and purchasing; participates in planning, designing and managing research projects; performs analysis of research literature; assists with preparation of grants, publications, abstracts, and presentations; orders and maintains lab supplies and equipment; performs experiments includes preparing biochemical and molecular biology reagents and performing various molecular biology and immunologic assays; participates in clinical and translational research including acquiring biologic specimens, isolating peripheral blood cells; performs other laboratory duties as requested.
Considerable experience in a research capacity desired; training in clinical trials and human subject research required (HIPPA, CITI, IRB); computer skills including Microsoft Office software and data acquisition desired; certification with PeopleSoft required.
Bachelor's Degree (or substantial experience) in a health-related field.
Excellent interpersonal skills to relate easily and effectively with people within and outside the University, including both strong written and verbal communications.
Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize and follow up.
Skill to use a personal computer, computer software programs at the level of sophistication required for general office work.
Knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Familiarity with the Internet and how to conduct searches.
Proficient writing skills to prepare/compose/review a variety of materials with accuracy and completeness.
Familiarity with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to ensure confidentiality, privacy, and security of patient information.
Current California driver's license.
Master of Science or equivalent combination of education and experience in biomedical field.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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