THIS POSITION IS PERMANENTLY LOCATED IN SAN BERNARDINO, CA
Under general supervision, performs diagnostic serologic testing in the CAHFS Immunology Laboratory and participates in all phases of development of new or improved immunology diagnostic techniques, and is routinely involved in independent evaluation of assays and reagents for improvement of current diagnostic services. Also provides management support and serves as a lead analyst in the section, encourages employee rapport and serve as liaison between the section head and technical staff in San Bernardino providing technical oversight, training, guidance, support and consultation to immunology personnel.
Extensive and demonstrated knowledge of and skill to perform diagnostic immunology methods including immunodiffusion, serum-viral neutralization, complement fixation, ELISA, agglutination, hemagglutination-inhibition, immunofluorescence, complement-fixation, etc.
Demonstrated knowledge and working expertise in the field of veterinary immunology.
Demonstrated skills to prioritize workload and effectively schedule workload demands.
Demonstrated skill to operate biosafety cabinets, fume hoods, DNA thermal cycler, centrifuges, ELISA readers and washers, auto and manual pipets, incubators, microscopes (inverted and UV), calculators, balances, computers, electrophoresis apparatus, chromatography, spectrophotometer, pH meters, and autoclaves.
Skill to maintain National Veterinary Service Laboratory certification and CAHFS quality control standards for serologic assays including immunodiffusion, immunofluorescence, ELISA, agglutination, and complement fixation on an annual basis.
Excellent organizational skills to effectively prioritize testing to meet workload demands.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills to trouble shoot technically complex/quality problems.
Knowledge to teach, technically train and provide immunology consultation to a wide variety of technical and other personnel.
Skills to perform appropriate and cost-effective ordering and use of laboratory and/or office supplies and equipment.
The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
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