Job Requisition Number: 27054. The School of Public Health (SPH) is a large and complex professional school at UC Berkeley, with a mission to improve population health, especially for the most vulnerable, through interdisciplinary collaborations, preeminent education, and transformational research.
The School is comprised of six academic divisions and 30 research centers and programs, with over 200 faculty, 120 academic/research staff, 155 management/professional/ administrative staff, and 285 student researchers/instructors/workers. The School offers a core MPH degree with nine areas of study, along with five MA and MS degree programs, a DrPH and five PhD degree programs, and five concurrent programs with other UC Berkeley schools and colleges; in addition, the School offers a joint degree with UC San Francisco. The School launched UC Berkeley’s first on-line degree program in 2012 and is rapidly expanding the program to reach a wide range of domestic and international audiences through online degrees, certificate programs, and executive education. The School enrolls approximately 575 graduate students per year, as well as educating roughly 440 undergraduate students through an upper-division public health major. The School's more than 13,000 graduates can be found working throughout the world, in both the public and private sectors.
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Laboratory maintenance: •Order supplies for BSL3 and BLS2 laboratories. •Unpack received items, clean and organize laboratories. •Ensure compliance with safety standards; maintain all safety records and protocols; liason with Environmental Health and Safety to coordinate lab inspections. Assist laboratory staff in research projects. •Infect mice with M. tuberculosis. •Analyze the outcome of M. tuberculosis infection by enumerating bacterial numbers in tissue, analyzing the cellular immune response by flow cytometry.
•Analyze human primary immune cells for pre-existing immunity to genome editing proteins.•Self-motivated, energetic and able to work in a diverse team environment. •Significant experience with tissue culture and common techniques in molecular biology. •Experience with macrophage culture. •Strong organizational skills. •Cas9/CRISPR genome editing in primary animal cells. •Experience working with human pathogens or immunology. •Flexibility in work schedule. This is a 18 months limited full time with full benefits appointment but not subject to career conversation when it exceeds 1000hrs. Per UPTE Article 31 Positions/Appointments B.3: The automatic conversion to career status, as provided in Section B.2. above will not occur when: 3c. The funding for the position is 'one time' funding, of eighteen (18) months or less.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.