UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/01/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
This position is open until filled.
The Division of Biological Sciences (DoBS) is a large and complex division within Academic Affairs and is overseen by the Dean of Biological Sciences with the assistance of an Associate and Assistant Dean and the Divisional Business Officer. The DoBS has four academic sections (department equivalents), Cell and Developmental Biology, Ecology Behavior and Evolution, Molecular Biology and Neurobiology with a Shared Services Administration unit supporting the the Dean, the Division and the four Sections. Each section is headed by a Chair who works individually to represent their section, and works collaboratively as a member of the Division's Council of Chairs (COC) on the Divisional concerns which cross the boundaries of section governance. The DoBS reflect broad foci in faculty research and in the academic programs offered by the Division. The Division has over 90 faculty FTE, 12 teaching professors, ~50 professional researchers, ~150 postdoctoral scholars, ~55 adjuncts, ~20 Unit 18s, ~145 staff in career/casual titles, and ~425 student workers and volunteers and involves members of ~9 bargaining units. There are approximately ~5,000 undergraduate students enrolled in 8 majors, with annual enrollments of ~25,000 students (~8400 per term); more than $34 million per annum in extramural funding, and approximately ~$65 million in total annual expenditures. The division occupies space in 11 buildings, totaling 270,000 SF, including class laboratories and instructional support space, research labs, and recharge facilities.
Our mission is to advance knowledge of basic biological sciences and apply our research discoveries in ways that improve human health, protect our environment and enrich our economy. We fulfill our mission every day by educating and preparing the next generation of scientists, physicians, medical researchers and educators for 21st century careers, and by increasing public understanding of biology and encouraging scientific discovery among K12 teachers and school children.
To learn more about this vibrant center of scientific discovery refer to the division's webpage at www.biology.ucsd.edu.
Under the general supervision of the Division Business Officer and with guidance and daily work direction of the Division Safety Officer, work to creatively expand and strengthen a comprehensive research safety program comprised of laboratory, teaching/instructional, and administrative-based components within the Division of Biological Sciences. Provide insight and guidance on all relevant city, county, state, and federal safety policies and regulations to maintain compliance standards and advise both Divisional and EH&S working groups.
Coordinate and manage training on general laboratory safety practices, benchwork hazards, and the handling and disposal of biological, chemical, and radioactive materials. Conduct periodic inspections and audits of laboratory, shop, and administrative spaces. Perform
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.