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The He lab at UC-Berkeley is one of the pioneers in non-coding RNA (ncRNA) biology. The He Lab employs novel approaches in genetics, genomics, cell and molecular biology to understand the functional importance and the molecular regulation of various non-coding elements, including microRNAs (miRNAs), long ncRNAs and transposons. The He lab is also well known for its development of novel CRISPR genome editing tools in mammalian genetics. The PI Dr. Lin He received the prestigious https://www.google.com/url?q=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacArthur_Fellowship&source=gmail&ust=1673630687399000&usg=AOvVaw2r1AQB9dUgylG_wBYtHQPa' href='https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=4456103&targetURL=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacArthur_Fellowship' style='color:blue' target='_blank' title='MacArthur Fellowship'>MacArthur Fellowship in 2009, Carcinogenesis Young Investigator Award in 2014, and is selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Scholar in 2016, and as a Biohub investigator in 2022.
The He lab is in the MCB department at UC-Berkeley, which encompasses a breadth of disciplines spanning all levels of organization and encompassing diverse organisms. This division offers a variety of programs that well prepare its postdoctoral fellows for future careers in professional fields such as academia, health sciences, and biotechnology. UC-Berkeley is at a central location in the San Francisco bay area, surrounded by many excellent academic institutions and biotech/pharmaceutical companies. This unique location offers a nurturing environment for the next-generation scientist to launch on a successful career in biomedical research.
The First Review Date for this job is: August 17, 2023
The He Lab at UC-Berkeley is seeking a creative, accomplished, and highly motivated individual to work within our group of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The individual will be expected to fulfill the following responsibilities:
Provide research support to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying fundamental questions in development and disease using mouse models and genomics. The tasks include mouse colony management, molecular biology, mouse surgery and genomics experiments.
Technical training of junior lab members on basic molecular biology, cell biology, genomics and mouse genetics techniques.
Play a leadership role in managing specific projects for graduate students and undergraduate students.
Under general supervision and in collaboration with PI and senior lab members, generation and care of mouse colonies and cultured cell lines.
Maintenance of laboratory inventory, equipment, ordering, biosafety compliance and administrative duties.
Other duties as assigned.
Prior experiences in mouse genetics, genomics, cell biology or developmental biology.
Excellent ability to research literature and to optimize new technologies.
Excellent learning ability, communication skills and organization skills (keeping track of schedule, paperwork, sample storage, and inventory), and strong motivation.
General computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel) for keeping track of results and sharing progress.
We would be happy to consider candidates who have a Ph.D. degree as a more senior lab manager position.
Prior research experiences with any standard molecular biology techniques: mouse surgery, genome editing, mouse genetics, molecular cloning, PCR; electrophoresis; western blot; microscopy or cell culture.
Enthusiasm to develop/learn new ideas or new technologies.
Desire to mentor junior lab members.
Bachelor's degree or Master's degrees in Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Molecular Biology, Genetics or Cell Biology.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit this UCOP link.
Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.
The budgeted salary that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $58,490.82 (step 1.0) - $94,091.99 (step 25.0).
This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.
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