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Lab Technician - 54017-1A

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Updated: Jul 26, 2023
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Physiology & Biophysics

Job Opening ID: 54017
Working Title: Lab Technician
Department: Physiology & Biophysics
Bargaining Unit: TX
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 009605
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
 
Position Summary:
 
The Department of Physiology and Biophysics offers an exciting interdisciplinary environment with strengths in multiple research areas including cancer, immunology, neuroscience, stem cells, and more. https://www.physiology.uci.edu/
 
The University of California Irvine offers an invigorating working and training environment in the Synthetic Biology and Anti-Cancer Laboratory of Dr. Barbara Jusiak. We’re looking for an enthusiastic new team member to join us in using the emerging field of Synthetic Biology to engineer macrophages to target cancer for destruction by the immune system. We use a combination of model systems in parallel: 1) cultured mammalian cells, 2) in vivo mouse experiments, and 3) fruit flies (Drosophila), which can be genetically manipulated to develop cancer, and which have a simple immune system with macrophage-like cells. You will work under the mentorship of a PhD Synthetic Biologist. Overall, we seek a self-motivated, conscientious, well-organized candidate with good written and verbal communication skills and a willingness to learn new techniques.
 
Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.
 
$19.02 - $22.05 (Hourly Rate)
 

 
Required:
 
Proficiency with MS Office software suite; Willingness to work with both mice (including sacrificing them for as part of the experiment) and fruit flies (Drosophila); Ability to learn new techniques, protocols, and complex tasks with general instruction Ability to work independently and efficiently in an organized and detail-oriented manner Ability to do some work in the evening and on weekends Commitment to stay for at least two years.
 
Preferred:
 
• Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and one year of laboratory experience or two years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. OR • Bachelor’s degree in Biology or a closely related field or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry or Mathematics with strong coursework and/or research experience in biology
Experience with mammalian tissue culture; Experience with working with mice; Experience with fluorescent microscopy; Experience with flow cytometry; Experience with molecular biology (PCR, Gibson assembly, plasmid preps, etc.); An intrinsic scientific curiosity and enthusiasm for developing new skills and Expertise.
 
Special Conditions Required:
 
Available to work weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.
 

 
Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected].
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