Staff Research Associate
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland - Oakland, CA

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High School/GED

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

Position Summary:
Meningococcal vaccine research. Laboratory skills in SDS-PAGE, Western blot,protein purification, microscopy (light, fluorescence, electron); immunological characterization of vaccines, including immunization, blood collection, ELISA, monoclonal antibody production, antibody purification, hydridoma cell culture and bactericidal assay.

Job Summary:
The Staff Research Associate I, under supervision, performs routine, technical laboratory procedures that require special training and skill, and usually has a theoretical background in one scientific field; or performs non-routine or a wide variety of routine, technical laboratory procedures but without (or before having demonstrated) the speed, resourcefulness, ingenuity, adaptability, or other qualities required in the performance of such duties at the Staff Research Associate II level.

Position Requirements


Minimum Education

: BA/BS with a major in an applicable natural science.


: Under general direction, performs a wide variety of routine laboratory procedures or performs non-routine procedures in a specialized field with resourcefulness and adaptability to special and changing needs of research or performs a limited variety of routine but highly specialized laboratory procedures. Training and lab experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, infectious disease, public health, and/or immunology. Laboratory research experience in microscopy and assays for evaluating immune responses including ELISA, and bactericidal assay.

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.

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