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Staff Research Associate 1 (9613C)
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Jan. 8, 2020
Title Staff Research Associate 1 (9613C)
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Biomedical Sciences
    Biology - Neuroscience/Neurobiology
    Biology - General

Staff Research Associate 1 (9613C)

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: January 20, 2020.

Departmental Overview

The Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at the University of California, Berkeley, was established to integrate neuroscience faculty across the University. The broad goal is to use the power of diverse research approaches to address central questions in neuroscience.

The faculty of the Institute include over 65 researchers with state-of-the-art laboratories from the Departments of Molecular and Cell Biology, Psychology, Physics, and Integrative Biology in the College of Letters and Sciences; the Departments of Chemical Engineering and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry in the College of Chemistry, the Department of Environmental Science Policy and Management in the College of Natural Resources; the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute; the School of Public Health; Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and Bioengineering in the College of Engineering; the School of Optometry's Program in Vision Sciences; and the Haas School of Business.

The Institute also administers the Graduate Program in Neuroscience. Students admitted to the program may work with any of the Neuroscience PhD Program Faculty and are fully supported for the duration of their graduate work.

  • Maintenance of neurophysiological implants
  • Preparation of sterile packs and saline
  • Preparation for neurophysiological recording
  • Inventory and ordering
  • Surgery preparation
  • Cleaning of laboratory equipment

Required Qualifications
  • Prior experience in a a research lab or formal course work in a research lab
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience using computer programs such as MS Word, Excel
  • Knowledge/experience working with common laboratory equipment
  • Good fine manipulation skills
  • Good organizational skills

Salary & Benefits

Hourly Salary $22.00

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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