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Staff Research Associate 2 - Ventura, CA, Job ID 39450

County Location: Ventura County

Date Posted: July 18, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

Under supervision, the Staff Research Associate 2 (SRA 2) provides assistance to UCCE Ventura academic staff in set up of field, greenhouse and laboratory experiments; laboratory work, data collection and management; and basic data analysis for research projects. The SRA 2 maintains and organizes an electronic archive of all projects; learns and applies standard operating procedures (SOPs) diligently; assists academic staff with the development of data sets for their research projects; and learns how to use sensors and equipment, dataloggers and related equipment necessary for data collection. They will also assist academic staff with the logistics involved in organizing meetings.

The SRA 2 will be assigned the management responsibility for two laboratories, which includes ordering supplies and equipment, maintaining Safety Data Sheets (SDS), record keeping, and ensuring proper operation and maintenance of the laboratory equipment. In addition, the SRA 2 will manage data collection by other research support staff, field staff and volunteers.

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed.

Hourly Salary: $27.09/hr. to $35.05/hr.

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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