UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/25/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/3/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).
UCSD Health Sciences is a $1 billion dollar plus organization encompassing 16 academic departments (14 clinical, 2 basic sciences), 2 pre-academic/hospital departments, 2 professional schools (School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences), 2 hospitals, and various other programs and units all dedicated towards fulfilling the Health Sciences missions. The UCSD Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) is one of two basic science units in the School of Medicine where world-class researchers study fundamental cellular processes and pathways using a variety of techniques from classical genetics and fluorescence microscopy to high-throughput genomics, systems biology, and crystallography.
Our 36 faculty and over 200 postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, and research staff work on the cutting edge of biology, cutting across fields from basic biochemistry and genetics to genomics, systems biology and stem cell biology. The faculty also play a major role in medical and graduate student training, providing educational and programmatic offerings that span several disciplines and provide diversity to meet the interests of a broad spectrum of students and scholars. The diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, and talents creates a robust work environment withchallenging career opportunities and a commitment to continued growth potential. We constantly seek to recruit highly motivated, technologically-advanced, and deeply interested individuals who are ready to become a part of our dynamic research and educational environment.
Incumbent provides full administrative and organizational support to a Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine and his large research team. Responsible for managing, coordinating, and organizing the daily functions of the administrative office and laboratory. Act on Professor's behalf and respond to requests for assistance, complaints, and advice. Serve as liaison to collaborators, faculty, staff, students, campus officials, external and foreign granting agencies, and officials. Responsible for the administration of confidential material; production and coordination of manuscripts, correspondence, grants, contracts, and gifts; coordination and analysis of material transfer and service agreements; plan and organize an extensive travel schedule.
This position is afforded great latitude for decision-making and independent judgment. Follow University policy and procedures in all aspects of job duties. Skills to prioritize and pace multiple and complex responsibilities on several projects simultaneously, while meeting changing deadlines. Performs other duties as assigned. We welcome recent college graduates from outside institutions as well as UCSD with a background in science to apply.
Proven ability to independently follow and interpret oral and/or written instructions, perform duties with accuracy and consistency, changing priorities to meet multiple deadlines. Excellent skills to prioritize and organize the workflow, delegating clerical assignments as necessary.
Demonstrated ability in maintaining and trouble shooting computers and network for laboratory and office.
Extensive computer experience to include expertise with various software packages to include Word, Excel and Power Point. Ability to use reference management and website editor software.
Ability to analyze, research, gather and organize information to produce reports and/or provide concise verbal presentations.
Demonstrated experience to coordinate meetings, conferences and workshops. Experience managing a complex calendar and extensive experience with travel arrangements and reimbursement.
Strong and excellent interpersonal communications skills to work effectively with faculty, staff and students within the department, Medical School, external and foreign agencies, and professional associations.
Proven ability to edit manuscripts, scientific documents, and correspondence. Excellent knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure. Superior word processing skills.
Demonstrated ability to independently compose correspondence.
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.