|Department: ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY||Salary Range Commensurate with |
|Worksite: East Campus||Appointment Type: |
|Appointment Percent: 100%||Union: RX |
|Total Openings: 1||Work Schedule: Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday – |
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/31/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire.
All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/09/2022. Eligible
Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Depending on the experience of the
selected candidate, this position will be hired at the SRA 3 or SRA 4 level.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is a vibrant and growing Orthopaedic Surgery Department of 48 full-time faculty and 50 voluntary faculty,
4 physicians on MSP contracts, 32 trainees, and 34 staff that supports and participates in the academic, clinical, and research mission of
UC San Diego. The Department generates over $12M in clinical revenue, and $5M (NIH & other) in research grants and contracts, with total
annual expenditures exceeding $30M. The Department is a comprehensive orthopaedic group located in San Diego that offers a full spectrum of
musculoskeletal clinical care, specializing in foot and ankle, hand, joint reconstruction, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spine,
sports, and trauma. Research expertise includes advancements in muscle metabolism and physiology, neuromuscular bioengineering,
intervertebral disc, and musculoskeletal physiology and epidemiology.
Under general supervision, the Research Associate will be
responsible for undertaking research projects to study skeletal muscle disease and its role in joint diseases impacting human health. The
research associate will work with the principal investigator to make significant independent contributions to designing experiments,
performing experiments, analyzing data, presenting data in meetings, coordinating studies with collaborators, preparing data for
presentations, grant or manuscripts. The Research Associate is also responsible for laboratory management and overseeing maintenance of the
mouse, rat, and rabbit colonies. Conduct a wide variety of standard and non-standard specialized procedures with special emphasis in muscle
physiology/biology (histology, biochemistry, immunohistochemistry, protein assays, biochemistry and mechanics) and animal surgery
(anesthesia, surgical planning, handling, post-operative care).
Standard procedures will be conducted/taught independently and may
need to be independently modified to meet the needs of individual project. Inform lab members regarding training courses relevant to
biosafety, animal welfare and new techniques. Responsible for proper installation, operation and maintenance of laboratory and field
instruments and specialized equipment. Schedule lab meeting, organize and keep records of all reagents in freezers, refrigerators and liquid
nitrogen tank. Maintain laboratory environmental health and safety activities, including chemical waste and biological waste disposal.
Provides training, and guidance to lab technicians, or students performing standard procedures.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html