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Academic Coordinator II - Stem Cell Core
University of California, Riverside

Date Posted Aug. 24, 2018
Title Academic Coordinator II - Stem Cell Core
University University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Faculty Associate
    Professional Staff
  • Biology - Cell Biology
    Biology - General

The Stem Cell Center at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for an Academic Coordinator II position in our Stem Cell Core Facility. This full-time, fiscal-year position is initially for one year, with possibility of reappointment contingent on funding.

The Stem Cell Core provides state-of-the-art equipment and culture space for users.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must have a PhD in the life sciences with training in stem cell biology. Experience in pluripotent stem cell culture is required. Successful candidates will have at least 2 years of experience in cell culture.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with experience in teaching and administration will be given preference.

The Academic Coordinator will be involved in expanding services currently offered by the Core and will contribute directly to the future development of the Core, including acquisition of new equipment. The Academic Coordinator will work independently with supervision from the Director of the Stem Cell Center.

The incumbent will oversee day-to-day operation of the Stem Cell Core and its staff, ensure all equipment is dependably maintained, register and train new users, check out equipment, maintain accurate, detailed records to track all users, equipment, and expenses; provide advice/consultation to users who need help designing experiments, and order supplies. The Academic Coordinator will bill for and track product sales, participate in and assist with logistics and promotion for outreach and events, maintain the Core's website, assist with grant writing, prepare patent disclosures and applications, and teach in the lab portion of the human embryonic stem cell culture class (CMDB 211). The Stem Cell Core has many legal and compliance issues not found in other facilities; the Academic Coordinator must ensure all users are in compliance with MTAs, committee requirements, and procedural issues related to stem cell use.

TO APPLY: Applicants should provide: a cover letter, a CV, a Statement of Research, a Statement of Teaching (if applicable), a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and arrange for three professional references to upload letters of recommendation to AP Recruit. All materials should be submitted through AP Recruit online at: Review of applications will begin September 27, 2018. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Prue Talbot, Professor of Cell Biology, Department of Molecular, Cell & Systems Biology at For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Mary Stuart, Academic Personnel at Additional information about the Stem Cell Core can be found at

Advancement through the Academic Coordinator/non-Senate Academic Staff ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.

UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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