Orthopaedic Surgery Research Lab Manager- SOM: Orthopaedic Surgery- Sacramento Campus
Department Description UC Davis Health School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is an academic/clinical department, encompassing several sub-specialties, working to achieve excellence in patient care, teaching, research and public service. Molecular and biomechanical research is the major focus of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery's research laboratories. The laboratories provide a facility where faculty, residents, fellows, medical students, graduate and undergraduate students and visiting scholars can conduct broadly interdisciplinary research in tissue and cellular biomechanics, regeneration and repair. Job SummaryFinal Filing Date : 12/17/2019Salary Range : $26.39 to $42.43Salary Frequency : HourlyAppointment Type : CareerPercentage of Time : 100%Shift Hour : 8 hoursLocation : Ellison Ambulatory Care CenterCity : SacramentoUnion Representation : YesBenefits Eligible : Yes We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs. THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY ResponsibilitiesUnder direct supervision of designated faculty and general supervision of the Vice Chair of Research and Chief Administrative Officer, the Orthopaedic Surgery Research Lab Manager will perform orthopaedic research projects and provide support for faculty, residents, fellows and students in these projects related to small animal models, biomechanics, imaging, and cell/molecular biology. Specific contributions will likely include study design, developing protocols for and maintaining laboratory equipment, troubleshooting and resolving problems, hands-on instruction and collaboration with faculty, residents and students, ensuring compliance with lab protocols and safety standards, policies and procedures. This role will also serve as a laboratory manager for the lab of the designated faculty and the lab manager for shared resources and services in support of the broader research mission in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Required Qualifications
Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering/Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular and Cellular Biology, or related fields or combination of education and experience.
Experience with research involving animal studies, and capable of animal handling, including, but not limited to animal surgery and anesthesia.
Experience with molecular biology techniques, including RT-PCR, ELISA, Western Blot, histological techniques, etc.
Experience with mechanical testing of musculoskeletal tissues.
Experience with operational management preferred, laboratory management highly desired.
Special RequirementsThis position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEO The University of California 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. For Schools of Health (SOM and SON) on the UC Davis Health job search, please apply through the Davis Campus Job Listings To apply:
The University of California 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.
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