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Staff Research Associate 2 – Irvine, CA, Job ID 48399

County Location: Orange County

Date Posted: January 25, 2023
Closing Date: Until Filled

Under supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI), the Staff Research Associate II (SRA II) will be tasked with collecting field data and conducting laboratory tasks in the area of pest management infestation. This includes creating GIS maps displaying the collected data. The SRA II will train and lead student assistants and limited terms employees in the surveying of trees and the collection of GPS data for creation of survey infestation maps. The SRA II will work with PI to modify field and laboratory protocols to ensure success of surveying and small experiments. The SRA II will informally meet with project sponsors to present field data and provide feedback on how to improve surveying efficiencies. In addition, SRA II will be responsible for maintaining research inventory, ordering supplies and equipment, and maintaining field and lab equipment.

This position is a career appointment that is 100% fixed. (2 vacancies)

Pay Scale: $27.09/hour - $35.05/hour

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy.  All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees.  (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.  

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