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Assistant Specialist I|II - Giulivi Lab

  • ... Davis, Capellen, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 4933.33 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 02, 2024       Expires on:

Assistant Specialist I|II - Giulivi Lab   

JOB TITLE:

Assistant Specialist I|II - Giulivi Lab

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Davis Capellen United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Position overview

Salary range:
A reasonable estimate for this position is $4,933.
33 per month, at step 1, or $5,208.
33 per month at step 2.


Application Window


Open date: February 1, 2024



Next review date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.



Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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

NATURE AND PURPOSE

The role of this position is to make significant and creative contributions to research on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial function in neurological diseases.
The Specialist stays apprised of emerging issues and problems and maintains technical competence in the specific area of altered pathways leading to mitochondrial dysfunction and their contribution to the onset or morbidity of neurological and neurodegenerative human disorders.
Within this defined area and when appropriate, the Specialist is expected to provide leadership, facilitate teamwork, and develop collaborative relationships with colleagues and to participate in the planning of research and educational programs.
The Specialist will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) but may obtain permission by exception or collaborate with a PI in preparing research proposals for extramural funding.
The Specialist is evaluated for merit and promotion based on three basic criteria outlined below.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIGNATED AREAS OF EXPERTISE

The Specialist is evaluated for merit and promotion using three basic criteria outlined below.

I.
Research in Specialized Areas (85% Effort)

This position requires creative contributions to and collaborative development of an active research program investigating mitochondrial bioenergetics in neurological conditions and neurodegeneration.
This individual will select appropriate molecular methods and techniques for the goals of the project.
The research program requires expertise in primary human cell culture techniques, assessment of activities of the electron transport chain complexes and mitochondrial enzymes, molecular techniques used to study gene expression and function (including siRNA technology, overexpression), western blotting, co-immunoprecipitation, and imaging techniques (confocal microscopy).
Experience with quality controls assessments and complex statistical analyses.
It is expected that this individual will complete and maintain proficiency in laboratory safety and biohazard training and implement their use with the team.


The Specialist will be responsible for writing grant reports for funding agencies (such as NIH, Department of Defense, Morris Animal Foundation, among others) on projects within the area of expertise as requested by PIs and for writing peer review manuscripts in areas of expertise and reviews/comments on manuscripts.


Evaluation of performance in research activities or in outreach activities as deemed applicable to the individual project in specialized area, as documented by any of the following:

1) Publications that acknowledge the Specialist's significant and meaningful contributions to the work.


2) Publications on which the Specialist is an author.


3) Active dissemination of information through laboratory meetings, informal instruction, presentations, etc.
both on campus or at local meetings stemming from the Specialist's research accomplishments.
Responsible for writing grant reports for agencies on projects within the area of expertise as requested by PIs and for writing peer review manuscripts in areas of expertise and reviews/comments on manuscripts.


4) Working with undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds in conducting experiments using techniques in a safe and rigorous manner and expertise in maintaining lab safety protocols.

II.
Professional Competence and Activity (10% Effort)

A.
Participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations such as ASBMB, Autism Speaks, SFARI, Mitochondrial Biology Group at NIH, FASEB, Society for Biological Psychiatry.


B.
Review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications related to area of expertise.

III.
University and Public Service (5% Effort)

A.
May maintain liaison and respond to the needs of various industry or biotechnology organizations, state and federal agencies (e.
g.
, NIH), and other external groups on issues related to area of expertise (e.
g.
, Autism Speaks, SFARI).


B.
Participate in activities of committees within the department, college, campus, and other University entities, as appropriate.

To Apply:

To apply, please go to the following link: [ucdavis.
edu/JPF06301\" rel=\"nofollow\">https://recruit.
ucdavis.
edu/JPF06301
].

To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by initial review date of February 29, 2024.

Applicants should provide contact information for 1-3 references.
After all applications are received and verified to be complete , the Recruitment Committee will evaluate and rank each applicant according to the approved system.
Preliminary Interviews may be scheduled if deemed necessary and

applicable.



Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Master's degree plus a minimum of 4 years of wet-lab research experience with tissue cell culture.


Experience leading research studies (including both in vitro and in vivo) using tools/techniques such as imaging, molecular biology, biochemical assays, and western blots.


Experience in supervising and training of undergraduate and graduate students in conducting experiments using techniques in a safe and rigorous manner and expertise in maintaining lab safety protocols (i.
e IACUC).



Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

Strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.


Excellent communication (written and oral) skills.


Proficient computer skills including spreadsheet and database software.


Experience in project coordination.


Experience with statistical analyses.


Experience and proficiency in scientific literature review.



Application Requirements

Document requirements


Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)


Apply link:
ucdavis.
edu/JPF06301\">https://recruit.
ucdavis.
edu/JPF06301


Help contact: edu\" rel=\"nofollow\">scenteno@ucdavis.
edu



About UC Davis

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (ucdavis.
edu/\" rel=\"nofollow\">http://breathefree.
ucdavis.
edu/
).

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.
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: ucop.
edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct\" rel=\"nofollow\">http://policy.
ucop.
edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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 at: uscis.
gov/e-verify\" rel=\"nofollow\">http://www.
uscis.
gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do.
UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students.
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our ucdavis.
edu/principles-community\" rel=\"nofollow\">Principles of Community
and are tied with how to best serve our student population.
Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our ucdavis.
edu/strategic-plan\" rel=\"nofollow\">Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision
, our strategic plan: ucdavis.
edu/strategic-plan\" rel=\"nofollow\">\"To Boldly Go,\"
our Principles of Community, the ucdavis.
edu/mission-statement\" rel=\"nofollow\">Office of Academic Affairs' Mission Statement
, and the universityofcalifornia.
edu/governance/policies/4400.
html\" rel=\"nofollow\">UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement
.
UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a ucdavis.
edu/hsi\" rel=\"nofollow\">Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution
.
The ucdavis.
edu/\" rel=\"nofollow\">Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the ucdavis.
edu/diversity-inclusion/\" rel=\"nofollow\">Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI)
has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.
\" There are a plethora of links available on the ucdavis.
edu/about\" rel=\"nofollow\">About Us
webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the ui.
ac.
id/about/welcome\" rel=\"nofollow\">UI Green Metric World University Rankings
.
UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its ucdavis.
edu/climate\" rel=\"nofollow\">commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come
.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time.
Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.



Job location

Davis, CA

Job ID: JPF06301

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 02, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

4933.33 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707365502-1f1f1a3e17cadeea2027b1f6c54bb945

LOCATION:

Capellen United States

CITY:

Davis

Job Origin:

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Position overview

Salary range:
A reasonable estimate for this position is $4,933.33 per month, at step 1, or $5,208.33 per month at step 2.


Application Window


Open date: February 1, 2024



Next review date: Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.



Final date: Sunday, Mar 31, 2024 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

NATURE AND PURPOSE

The role of this position is to make significant and creative contributions to research on the cellular and molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial function in neurological diseases. The Specialist stays apprised of emerging issues and problems and maintains technical competence in the specific area of altered pathways leading to mitochondrial dysfunction and their contribution to the onset or morbidity of neurological and neurodegenerative human disorders. Within this defined area and when appropriate, the Specialist is expected to provide leadership, facilitate teamwork, and develop collaborative relationships with colleagues and to participate in the planning of research and educational programs. The Specialist will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI) but may obtain permission by exception or collaborate with a PI in preparing research proposals for extramural funding. The Specialist is evaluated for merit and promotion based on three basic criteria outlined below.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESIGNATED AREAS OF EXPERTISE

The Specialist is evaluated for merit and promotion using three basic criteria outlined below.

I. Research in Specialized Areas (85% Effort)

This position requires creative contributions to and collaborative development of an active research program investigating mitochondrial bioenergetics in neurological conditions and neurodegeneration. This individual will select appropriate molecular methods and techniques for the goals of the project. The research program requires expertise in primary human cell culture techniques, assessment of activities of the electron transport chain complexes and mitochondrial enzymes, molecular techniques used to study gene expression and function (including siRNA technology, overexpression), western blotting, co-immunoprecipitation, and imaging techniques (confocal microscopy). Experience with quality controls assessments and complex statistical analyses. It is expected that this individual will complete and maintain proficiency in laboratory safety and biohazard training and implement their use with the team.

The Specialist will be responsible for writing grant reports for funding agencies (such as NIH, Department of Defense, Morris Animal Foundation, among others) on projects within the area of expertise as requested by PIs and for writing peer review manuscripts in areas of expertise and reviews/comments on manuscripts.

Evaluation of performance in research activities or in outreach activities as deemed applicable to the individual project in specialized area, as documented by any of the following:

1) Publications that acknowledge the Specialist's significant and meaningful contributions to the work.

2) Publications on which the Specialist is an author.

3) Active dissemination of information through laboratory meetings, informal instruction, presentations, etc. both on campus or at local meetings stemming from the Specialist's research accomplishments. Responsible for writing grant reports for agencies on projects within the area of expertise as requested by PIs and for writing peer review manuscripts in areas of expertise and reviews/comments on manuscripts.

4) Working with undergraduate and graduate students from underrepresented backgrounds in conducting experiments using techniques in a safe and rigorous manner and expertise in maintaining lab safety protocols.

II. Professional Competence and Activity (10% Effort)

A. Participate in appropriate professional/technical societies or groups and other educational and research organizations such as ASBMB, Autism Speaks, SFARI, Mitochondrial Biology Group at NIH, FASEB, Society for Biological Psychiatry.

B. Review research proposals, journal manuscripts, and publications related to area of expertise.

III. University and Public Service (5% Effort)

A. May maintain liaison and respond to the needs of various industry or biotechnology organizations, state and federal agencies (e.g., NIH), and other external groups on issues related to area of expertise (e.g., Autism Speaks, SFARI).

B. Participate in activities of committees within the department, college, campus, and other University entities, as appropriate.

To Apply:

To apply, please go to the following link: [https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06301].

To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by initial review date of February 29, 2024.

Applicants should provide contact information for 1-3 references. After all applications are received and verified to be complete , the Recruitment Committee will evaluate and rank each applicant according to the approved system. Preliminary Interviews may be scheduled if deemed necessary and

applicable.



Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Master's degree plus a minimum of 4 years of wet-lab research experience with tissue cell culture.

Experience leading research studies (including both in vitro and in vivo) using tools/techniques such as imaging, molecular biology, biochemical assays, and western blots.

Experience in supervising and training of undergraduate and graduate students in conducting experiments using techniques in a safe and rigorous manner and expertise in maintaining lab safety protocols (i.e IACUC).



Preferred qualifications (other preferred, but not required, qualifications for the position)

Strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Excellent communication (written and oral) skills.

Proficient computer skills including spreadsheet and database software.

Experience in project coordination.

Experience with statistical analyses.

Experience and proficiency in scientific literature review.



Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

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

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/faculty-equity-and-inclusion for guidelines about writing a statement and why one is requested.

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)




Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)


Apply link:
https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF06301


Help contact: scenteno@ucdavis.edu



About UC Davis

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco-free campus (http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/).

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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 at: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is committed to inclusive excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. UC Davis celebrates the multi-cultural diversity of its community by creating a welcoming and inclusive environment demonstrated through a variety of resources and programs available to academics, staff, and students. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values of UC Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can best be fully realized by members of our academic community who share our commitment to these values, which are included in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Vision, our strategic plan: \"To Boldly Go,\" our Principles of Community, the Office of Academic Affairs' Mission Statement, and the UC Board of Regents Policy 4400: Policy on University of California Diversity Statement. UC Davis is making important progress towards our goal of achieving federal designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion offers a plethora of resources on their website, and the Office of Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (HEDI) has outlined similar goals in their Anti-Racism and DEI Action Plan.\" There are a plethora of links available on the About Us webpage where you can learn more about our Administration, Diversity and Inclusion, Rankings, Locations, Native American Land Acknowledgement, Sustainability, Visiting UC Davis, UC Davis Health, and Campus Safety.

The university is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the world for campus sustainability practices by the UI Green Metric World University Rankings. UC Davis is focused on achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and repeatedly shown its commitment to preserving a healthy and sustainable environment for generations to come.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.



Job location

Davis, CA

Job ID: JPF06301

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