Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Laboratory Assistant I
Job Number: 79461
Job code: 5786Grade: A13 The Department of Biochemistry is seeking 100% FTE Laboratory Assistant I to support the research of 12 labs. The Lab Assistant will perform Glassware Washer work in addition to making routine media, reagents, buffers, and plates. Glassware services include collection of soiled glassware, such as beakers, bottles, flasks, cylinders, and tubes from each lab daily, and processes glassware by washing, rinsing, drying and sterilizing, as is appropriate for each item, before returning it to the correct lab. Perform basic laboratory tasks on a day-to-day basis as assigned, and/or carry out minor support or service functions. Initially work is performed under close supervision until it becomes routine. After initial training, work is reviewed during progress and/or upon completion. Perform basic record-keeping e.g., recording usage of laboratory equipment and supplies, performing data entry, photocopying and ordering supplies such as reagents (chemicals, agar, etc.) and glassware as appropriate to meet needs. Perform miscellaneous duties such as organizing supply storage, assisting in moving laboratory furniture or equipment, disposing of unwanted equipment as needed. May provide backup for an absent Glassware Washer when needed. This job requires a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of one year of laboratory experience is required. The ability to operate autoclaves, glass washers, pH meters and balances is preferred. Experience in sterilization techniques and knowledge of chemical storage is desired. The dynamic nature of the research makes it important to continually change to provide appropriate support.
This work requires attention to details, habits of cleanliness and neatness and the ability to follow carefully detailed oral and/or written instructions. This position also requires the ability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and through email communication. This position requires the ability to lift 50lbs.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
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