Junior Specialist in Developmental and Cell Biology

University of California Irvine School of Biological Sciences

Junior Specialist - Lara-Gonzalez Lab

Job #JPF07510
  • Developmental and Cell Biology / School of Biological Sciences / UC Irvine

Application Window

Open date: May 9th, 2022

Next review date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jul 31, 2022 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

The Lara-Gonzalez lab in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a specialist at the junior level. Our group studies the mechanisms of cell division and how these are impacted by developmental cues, using a variety of techniques that includes genomic editing, microscopy, biochemistry and proteomic analyses. More information about our research interests can be found at https://www.laragonzalezlab.com/

Requirements for the position include:

• a B.S. or higher in Biology or related degree
• experience with standard molecular biology techniques (e.g., DNA/RNA extractions, PCR, qPCR) in a research laboratory setting
• attentive to details and have strong organizing skills
• can work independently as well as collaboratively
• comfortable working with nematodes (C. elegans). Preferences will be given to candidates with experience in genetics and/or microscopy.

Responsibilities of the position includes

• design, optimize and execute complex experimental protocols
• maintain and organize laboratory equipment and inventory (including ordering supplies)
• assist with laboratory safety
• assist with research projects

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Inquiries about the position should be directed via email to Dr. Pablo Lara-Gonzalez; plaragon@uci.edu.
Application Procedure: Qualified candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to the following on-line recruitment: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07510


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Accepting all applicants

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07510

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.

Job location

Irvine, CA