Laboratory Assistant 2

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Mar 17, 2023
Full Time Assistant & Support Laboratory

Job Description


Under supervision of the Principal Investigator and Laboratory Coordinator, the Laboratory Assistant provides technical support to members of the research team on a number of projects from the lab and to actively collaborate with the Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine participating on current Good Laboratory Practices Studies. Scientific job duties include maintaining various human primary cancer cell lines, fluorescent activated cell sorting (FACS) and molecular cloning for viral-vector generation for gene transfer experiments. Laboratory duties include maintain research records, maintain laboratory stocks ordering supplies and consumables for research projects, and oversee lab functions maintaining optimal compressed gas levels and proper equipment operation. Salary Range: $20.66- $24.30/Hour

Required: * Strong background in Molecular Biology, Cancer Cell Biology, Immunology and Immunotherapy * Very well organized and highly dependable * Highly motivated to learn new skills and techniques * Basic laboratory skills including organization, preparing common lab reagents, pipetting and working with human primary cancer cells * Capacity of working with minimal supervision * 1-year of previous laboratory expertise * Ability to lift/push/pull up to approximately 50 lbs * Computer Proficient and familiar with flow cytometry operating systems * Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with campus departments and the public * Current Good Laboratory Practices Standards Compliance

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