Laboratory Assistant II - 19006-1A
Updated: Jun 8, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Department: Biological Chemistry
Job Opening ID: 19006Reports To: Assistant ProfessorWorking Title: Laboratory Assistant IIDepartment: Biological ChemistryBargaining Unit: TXFLSA: Non-ExemptPayroll Job Code: 009603Job Location: UCI Campus- IrvinePercent of Time: 100%Work Schedule: 8-5, M-FEmployee Class: Career Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator and senior lab personnel, the incumbent will be responsible for the care of transgenic mouse colonies belonging to the Masri lab (including genotyping); general lab maintenance; ordering; routine experiments in molecular biology; protocol compliance; and other technical duties as assigned by the Principal Investigator. Compensation Range: Hourly: $19.94 - $21.10 Department Website: https://mbb.bio.uci.edu/ Required: Willingness to work with animals, radioactivity, and biological hazards.Knowledge and abilities to properly coordinate the maintenance of a lab facility to include, but not be limited to, preparation of tissue culture reagents, stocking of shelves, clean-up, and decontamination duties, overseeing maintenance of animal colony, specific cell culture manipulations and histological techniques, and compliance with safety and record keeping requirements.Ability to schedule experiments and maintain accurate records of all studies and tests performed. Interpersonal communication skills to work with others including P.I., lab faculty and staff, administrative staff, vendors, etc.Background in biological sciences, equivalent to a bachelor's degree.At least 2 years’ experience in a laboratory environment including, but not limited to, tissue culture, sterile technique, molecular genetics, buffer/reagent preparation, animal husbandry, and genotyping. 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 UC nondiscrimination policy. UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.