San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on July 10, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by July 9, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.
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This is for two (2) full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary positions anticipated to end on or before one year from date of hire with the possibility of reappointment. These positions are designated non-exempt under FLSA and are 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.
Cripps Laboratory Technician. Purpose and Objectives include: Functional screening of transgenic flies, transgene mapping, fly husbandry, and maintenance of fly stocks. Supervising/training undergraduate students and training fellow colleagues. Routine laboratory maintenance: managing the laboratory and shipment of materials. Cryosectioning fly tissue. Fly dissections. Biochemical staining, immunohistochemistry staining, and electron microscopy. Beta-gal and Bradford assays. PCR, qPCR, agarose gel electrophoresis, sequencing, and cloning. In tissue culture analysis. DNA and RNA extraction. Co-immunoprecipitation and western blot analysis. Confocal microscopy.
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $6,200 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,107 - $7,004 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.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
Equivalent to four 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 specialty 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 to which assigned 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 materials, supplies, or equipment and in a discipline related to the specialty area to which assigned may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
Experience carrying out large-scale genetic screens
Experience carrying out research using Drosophila
Experience with dissection and analysis of individual muscle fiber types from Drosophila.
Experience with modern cloning techniques including Gateway and Gibson (seamless) cloning
Experience with cryosectioning, immunofluorescence and confocal microscopy
Experience with immunoprecipitation assays; publication history in related discipline.
Experience with basic bioinformatics analysis of high-throughput RNA-sequencing data.
Experience with R programming.
Experience supervising students.
Masters or PhD degree in biology or closely related discipline.
Course-based and practical experience in bioinformatics programming and analysis.
At least seven years of experience carrying out research using Drosophila as a model organism.
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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.
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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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Since it was founded in 1897, San Diego State University has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas and doctorates in 22 areas. SDSU's approximately 35,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. SDSU's annual economic impact to the state of California is $6.5 billion, according to an impact report done by the California State University in 2010.Of SDSU's 280,000-plus alumni, approximately 60 percent live in San Diego. They comprise more than half the region's engineers, teachers, entrepreneurs and the local workforce for a host of other industries.San Diego State University is a community diverse in race, ethnicity, language, culture, social class, national origin, religious and political belief, age, ability, gender, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation. As a university committed to learning in all its forms, San Diego State University recognizes the need to attract and retain a critical mass of diverse persons who will advance its goals and ideals.
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