• Train, monitor, and schedule users.
• Update and revise current protocols and monitor for compliance.
• Perform quality control of machines and instruments.
• Perform preventative maintenance and cleaning of laboratory equipment.
• Assist in the supervision of Student Assistants.
II. PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE AND ACTIVITY (5% EFFORT)
A. Assist in preparing research presentations for local stakeholder groups, regional meetings, and appropriate national
meetings. Presentations will be delivered in poster and/or oral presentation formats. Incumbent will be encouraged to have
membership with the American Society for Microbiology or similar professional society.
B. Taking online courses related to the work including project management, organizational development, safety services,
data science, R programming,
III. UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE (5% EFFORT)
A. Participate in mentoring of undergraduate students in the research laboratory as appropriate.
B. Participate in activities of committees within the department, college, campus, and other University entities, as
C. Participate in supporting activities related to teaching where expertise is appropriate. This may include assisting the
principal investigator with teaching activities related to medical microbiology and immunology.
• Measles vaccination or proof of illness required. This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in
accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy.
• Employee shall participate in required preventative medical and medical monitoring programs which may include blood
tests, immunizations, TB screening, Blood borne and Airborne Pathogen training, etc., and are provided to meet Federal,
State and University requirements.
• Must be willing to perform assigned duties in a BioSafety Level (BSL) 2 or 3 facility where nonhuman primates may be
either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous infectious agents such as HIV, SIV or Herpes B virus;
working area is located within a defined animal area and may include biohazards.
• Work in are as where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present.
• Required to wear protective clothing in circumstances that require personal protection from infectious diseases and
• Work occasional overtime. Work occasional weekends and holidays.
• Provide after hours, weekend and holiday emergency support as required.
• UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 20 14.
Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated
nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis
owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and
• California National Primate Research Center employees are directly or
indirectly engaged in the performance of work on Federal or State contracts
and grants as well as periodically come into contact with controlled
substances; and are expected to abide by the UC Policy on Substance Abuse, the Federal Drug -Free Workplace Act of 1988, and the State Drug-Free