UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/08/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/20/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under direct supervision, the Research Assistant will assist with GI Motility Research and laboratory maintenance. This will include, but is not limited to, assisting with the preparation of research procedures, data collection, clean-up after research procedures, transfer and organization of data, and preparation of figures for publication. Other duties assigned as needed.
Theoretical knowledge of physiology.
Experience with laboratory maintenance.
Knowledge of universal precautions and safety for working with human research subjects.
Experience with human research subject information privacy and security. Prior Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) training.
Proficient with Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills to coordinate between research subjects, scientist, physicians, and engineers.
Excellent organizational skills to maintain files, data, orders, and schedules.
Knowledge and experience with laboratory safety.
Proficient and comfortable using a computer and internet on a daily basis. Ability to type documents, organize computer files, check email, perform web searches, and other tasks related to basic computer use.
Ability to adapt to changing research protocols and learn new tasks as needed.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.