Laboratory Assistant II-Head and Neck Surgery

Responsibilities

In this role, you will perform duties of Lab Assistant in the Translational Neuroscience Laboratory investigating topical methods of protecting the inner ear from injury from ototoxic agents. Your specific tasks include a variety of laboratory procedures in cell biology
including cell culture, immunohistochemistry, and ELISA. YOu will also assist the PIs in behavioral analyses, electrophysiologic recording and data analyses, and surgical procedures.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Neuroscience, Physiological Sciences, or similar strongly preferred
  • Ability to maintain a laboratory notebook with documentation of experiments and results
  • Ability to rigorously follow laboratory protocols
  • Knowledge of regulations for proper animal care and euthanasia
  • Knowledge of safety measures in handling and disposal of laboratory waste
  • Skill in organization and ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate and maintain notes in English
  • Ability to modify and learn new techniques as required
  • Ability to work with Macintosh and PC operating systems
  • Working knowledge of major software applications including Microsoft Office (MS
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint), graphics programs (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator),
    web search engines (e.g. PubMed), reference managers (Endnote) and e-mail
  • Ability to Perform Cell Culture including MTT assays

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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