Job No: 500626 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Education Support Professionals
It is the responsibility of the incumbent to provide training, coordination, and instructional leadership specifically for the Biology 203L laboratory course in conjunction with a faculty member; and to provide research and general prep room support. To fulfill duties, the technician must have a sufficiently advanced background in Molecular Biology and Microbiology to be capable of providing technical support to this course. It is essential that the technician have extensive academic training and hands-on experience with the theoretical principles, equipment, techniques, and experimental protocols of cellular and molecular biology and related microbiology.
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits-eligible, probationary position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
Education and Experience
Equivalent to three years of experience providing instructional support services for a related unit or discipline, or in producing materials or supplies or repairing equipment in a discipline related to the area to which assigned.
Equivalent to two years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Equivalent to four years of college with 16 semester units in courses involving extensive use of material, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the area to which assigned may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
Master's degree in Microbiology or Molecular Biology, with the attendant experience and knowledge base.
Familiarity with University and SDSU Research Foundation purchasing procedures is preferred.
Training in hazardous material management in a scientific institutional setting.
Must have an extensive background and expertise in molecular biology techniques, including microbiological culture and aseptic technique, bacterial transformation for plasmid maintenance, PCR, restriction digests, agarose gel electrophoresis.
Requires competence in biochemistry as typically used for cell and molecular experimental investigations.
Requires a good command of mathematics, as used in a typical molecular biology laboratory.
Must have good organizational and computer skills, proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet calculation programs.
Must exercise independence and the ability to make common sense decisions as required. Ability to troubleshoot failed exercises and equipment problems as they arise.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,532 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,283 - $7,430 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
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Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on July 5, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by July 4, 2021. This position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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Advertised: Jun 18, 2021 (9:00 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
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