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Category: Research
Facility: Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Department: CHORI
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 40 hours/week
FTE: 1.00000
Job Details: Master's Degree
5 to 10 Years of Experience Required

***This position is contingent upon external funds*** 

Job Summary:
The Senior Staff Research Associate, under general direction, supervises the work of a medium-sized laboratory; or performs unusually difficult laboratory work in two or more distinct phases of the natural sciences. The duties performed at the Senior Staff Research Associate level are generally similar to those of Staff Research Associate III.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum Education and Experience: A Masters Degree in an applicable natural science plus six years of relevent experience; or a bachelors degree plus 10 years relevant experience.
Knowledge/Skills: Has thorough technical and theoretical understanding of principal investigator’s research objectives.  Incumbent will have amassed significant specialized knowledge related to the research program and will evidence a sophisticated understanding of the theoretical principles related to the scientific field of interest. Performs a wide variety of routine laboratory procedures at the journeyman level of skill or performs non?routine procedures in a specialized field requiring ingenuity, resourcefulness, and adaptability to special and changing needs of research; or performs a limited variety of routine but highly specialized laboratory procedures.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Sit: Up to 8 hours/day
Stand/Walk: Up to 6 hours/day
Bend/Stoop: Up to 6 hours/day
Reach: Up to 6 hours
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs
Lift/Push/Pull: 25lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.




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