Laboratory Assistant II

Responsibilities

Under daily supervision of the PI, assist in the
research by performing experiments and techniques that include molecular cloning, mammalian cell culture,
transfections, protein analysis with Western blots and
imaging with microscopy. Assist in
maintaining laboratory supplies, managing chemical waste, arranging equipment
maintenance/service.
Qualifications

Required:
  • Skill to collect, process, and analyze experimental data
  • Ability to problem solve, work independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of molecular and cell biological techniques
  • Prior experience with work in a university lab
  • Skill to maintain accurate scientific records
  • Strong communication skills
  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize responsibilities
  • BS with a strong background in molecular and of cellular biology
  • Ability to perform standard molecular and biochemical techniques,
    including
    SDS-PAGE, Western blotting
  • Accuracy with making solutions and buffers
  • Previous experience in cell/molecular biology laboratory

Preferred:
  • Strong interpersonal skills (Preferred)

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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