Under the direct supervision of the MODEL-AD Disease Modeling Project Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for molecular genotyping and evaluation of newly developed Alzheimer's disease and other genetic mouse models in UCI. S/he will also perform husbandry, breeding, biopsy and data recording of various mouse cohort production within the UC Irvine Transgenic Mouse Facility (TMF).
Bachelor's degree in biology, reproductive physiology, genetics, molecular biology or other closely related field. Alternately, minimum of 2 years prior work experience managing genetically modified mouse colony in a research laboratory setting.
Highly motivated and service-oriented with strong interpersonal and communication skills; able to communicate clearly and tactfully with a broad variety of people (clients, researchers, lab personnel, fellow employees), both verbally and in writing.
Proven ability to function effectively as a team member, follow directions, work independently, or in shared assignment with others. Proven ability to adhere to departmental attendance policies and standards.
Detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to maintain accurate and legible records to document progress and outcome of experiments, both handwritten and computer entry.
Use of customized CLIMB database program.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
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