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Research Assistant- Lab Manager Position

The Kvon Lab (https://www.kvonlab.org/) in the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCI is seeking applicants for a Junior Specialist position. The Kvon Lab uses a combination of novel genomics tools, CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in mice, and developmental biology techniques to understand transcriptional regulation by non-coding regulatory DNA in the context of mammalian development, evolution, and human congenital disorders.

We are seeking a meticulous and proactive specialist who will carry out various duties to support the new molecular biology lab and the mouse colony as part of several projects aimed at understanding how gene expression is regulated. The work will include handling live mice, mouse tissue samples and animal microdissections. The candidate will be expected to assist with analyzing experimental results, generate reports, and participate in group meetings.

A successful candidate should have a B.A. or B.S. degree in Biology or related discipline, 1+ years of working experience in relevant field and experience with animal husbandry and basic molecular biology techniques.

The Kvon Lab is committed to mentorship and career development for all of its members. Opportunities to advance presentation and writing skills and to attend scientific seminars will be available.

Qualified candidates should submit (1) curriculum vitae, including all previous work experience (scientific or not) (2) cover letter that includes a summary of relevant work experience and interests and (3) contact information for three references to the following recruitment URL: https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF06060

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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