Part-Time Research Associate 1-Surgery

In this role, you will be responsible for the developing of gene editing approach for single enzyme inherited liver disorder. Duties include general lab management; work in concert with other staff members of the Intellectual Developmental Disabilities Research Center; interpretation and integration of results, data analysis, and coordination of results from all of the studies within the project; and keep proper laboratory protocols and updated lab-notebooks.Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent experience in chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Skill in routine molecular and cellular biology techniques.
  • Ability to communicate effectively on a one-to-one basis sufficiently to convey experimental results to principal investigators.
  • Writing skills sufficient to compose laboratory protocols which are clear, concise, logical and display proper syntax and grammar.
  • Interpersonal skill to interact and collaborate effectively with scientist co-workers, graduate students and faculty.
  • Skill in handling and disposing of contaminated material according to protocol.
  • Ability to organize raw data into relevant formats.
  • Reading skills sufficient to understand specific protocol relevant journal articles, and equipment.
  • Ability to perform library searches.
  • Must have experience ihomologous genomen editing in human pluripotent stem cells.

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.