New Employment and Training Opportunities


  • 15 Mar 2017 11:36 AM | Anonymous

    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialists in Psychology or Neuroscience.


    This position is responsible for providing basic research assistance using more than one genetic rodent model system and overall technical support for federal and foundation-funded projects. Staff will collaborate with other laboratories on the main Davis campus and be located in Sacramento. This person will be part of an interdisciplinary team that defines innovative outcome measures and testing basic research stem cell therapies in live genetically modified behaving subjects. The individual holding this position will assist in the goals of the lab to characterize novel models of deletions, duplications or triplications of the E3 ubiqutin ligase, a genetic cause of intellectual disability and seizure disorder. Successful candidates will also have 1) experience with preclinical genetic mouse models, 2) high level of knowledge of genotyping by PCR, and immunohistochemical staining, 3) skills in basic rodent husbandry, 4) behavioral testing of mouse models for learning and memory and motor abilities, 5) injection skills are required. Other essential qualifications include excellent rodent handling skills, experience with data collection, data processing, and statistical analysis of experimental data, computer skills using word processing (for writing experimental methods) graphics and statistical software, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and becoming key member of larger research team. This position also has the responsibilities of organizing tasks related to these work areas.


    The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.


    This position is open effective March 13, 2017 with an initial review date of March 24, 2017. The posting will remain open until June 30, 2017.


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  • 15 Mar 2017 11:33 AM | Anonymous

    The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialists in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, California National Primate Research Center.


    This position will be involved in interdisciplinary studies focusing on questions in preclinical studies of neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and schizophrenia. Successful candidates will participate in laboratory studies using rodent and nonhuman primate models of neurodevelopmental disorders, and they will assist in studies using behavioral and biological assays to assess neurological function in animal models.


    General responsibilities include overseeing the development of gestational models (managing breeding, performing injections, collecting bio specimens) and training and testing rats on a variety of behavioral assays for motor function, sensory processing of auditory and visual stimuli, memory and learning and social interactions used to characterize animal models of developmental disorders. Responsibilities also include assistance in the design of new behavioral tests, summarizing experimental data and generating summary reports of results, as well as attending weekly research meetings with principle investigators, research fellows and other staff. This position assist in the preparation of manuscripts for publication, review of research proposals and will be expected to attend seminars and other activities relevant to research on neurodevelopmental disorders. Additional duties will include performing behavioral and cognitive testing in accordance with Animal Care and Use approved research protocol, preparation f of nonhuman primate subjects for experiments, and collection, entering, and organization of behavioral data using Excel spreadsheets. Technical responsibilities will include sectioning, mounting, and processing tissues for histological studies, microscopy work. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, and decision-making skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.


    This position is open effective March 8, 2017 with an initial review date of March 24, 2017. The posting will remain open until June 30, 2017.



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  • 15 Mar 2017 11:24 AM | Anonymous

    The Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine is seeking full-time candidates for an academic position as a Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor.

     

    Candidates must possess the degree of MD or DO of an approved Family Medicine residency training program, be Board certified or Board Eligible in Family Medicine, be eligible for licensure in the State of California, have obstetrical experience, and have recent clinical practice, including outpatient clinic and inpatient ward service. Demonstrated community service and experience in and the ability to teach medical students, residents, and fellows is required. The qualified candidate is required to have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment, with demonstrated experience mentoring women, minorities, students with disabilities, and other under-represented groups.

     

    For full consideration, applications should be received by April 14, 2017. However, this position will be open until filled through June 30, 2017.

     

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  • 15 Mar 2017 11:17 AM | Anonymous

    The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a qualified Junior Specialist for the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Outcomes and Evaluation Core.

    This position will be involved in interdisciplinary studies investigating mental health promotion interventions across populations including adolescents and young adults. General responsibilities include: research participant recruitment and scheduling, development and maintenance of study databases, assistance with grant and manuscript preparation, and assistance with project management. 

     

    The scope of responsibilities is broad and may also include supervision of undergraduate volunteers as required, and support of research team meetings and research-related discussions. 

     

    The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, communication, sound judgment, and problem-solving skills; as well as the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

     

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