Staff Research Associate II

UCI Health
March 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$26.93 - $34.17
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Updated: Feb 16, 2023 Location: Irvine-Campus Job Type: Department: Anatomy & Neurobiology

Job Opening ID: 46166

Reports To: Staff Research Associate

Working Title: Staff Research Associate II

Department: Anatomy & Neurobiology

Bargaining Unit: RX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009617

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

Center for Neural Circuit Mapping (CNCM) is an inter/multidisciplinary, neurobiology-based and virology-based Research unit at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) in the School of Medicine (SOM). CNCM aims to support the NIH BRAIN Initiative in understand brain function through neural circuity via education (seminars and conferences), viral core, and cutting edge technology.

Under the direct supervision of the viral core manager, the incumbent will be responsible for culturing, maintaining sterile technique, and the mammalian fixed tissue culture cells. They will be responsible for assisting in propagating and maintaining stock for the viral core and specific grant projects. Viruses are produced in a BLS2+ facility and include: AAV, Herpes, pseudorabies, and Yellow Fever 17D. Also she/he will be responsible for running flow cytometry and FACS sorting of mammalian cells. They will also be participating in wet lab actives (western blot, gel electrophoresis, bacterial culture, PCR). Incumbent will also be responsible for histology in support for the MERscope project. This position is 100%, on site. Select weekends and overtime may be required.

Compensation Range:

$26.93 - $34.17

Department Website:

https: // www.


1-2 years of benchwork experience, tissue culture or histology experience is not a must but bonus.

Bachelor's degree

Microsoft Powerpoint Sterile Technique Microsoft Word Ability to work in a small group project setting Microsoft Excel Tissue culture

Special Conditions Required:

Select nights, Weekends, holidays Occasional overtime

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan

  • Legal Right to work in the United States

  • Vaccination Policies

  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy

  • Drug Free Environment

  • The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

  • E-Verify

  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

  • Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https: //

    Closing Statement:

    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.

    We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

    UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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