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Lab Assistant I

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University of California – Irvine

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Irvine, California

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Thu, 08 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Opening ID: 14864 Reports To: Professor of Pathology Working Title: Lab Assistant I Department: Pathology Bargaining Unit: TX FLSA: Non-Exempt Payroll Job Code: Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine Percent of Time: 100% Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F Employee Class: Career Position Summary: Under supervision the Lab assistant will maintain a transgenic/knockout mouse colony. The incumbent, in cooperation with postdocs and graduate students, will also perform the analysis of these animals (and primary cells) using routine techniques in molecular biology, biochemistry and cell culture. The Lab assistant will order supplies, enter data using standard computer software, and keep accurate and clear records of all experimental work. Compensation Range: Hourly: $17.85 – $19.19 Department Website: Required: Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and one year of laboratory experience or two years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge’s and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Ability to follow detailed written instructions Knowledge of molecular biology/cell biology/mouse techniques and (e.g. centrifugation, cloning, pipetting, aseptic techniques, Luciferase assay; mouse dissection, isolate primary cells, etc.) Ability to maintain organized lab notes Ability to use computers Knowledge of routine lab equipment (centrifuge, PCR machine, etc.) Preferred: Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the . UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at . The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.