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Core Lab Technician - 69143-1A

Updated: May 16, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Biomedical Engineering

Job Opening ID: 69143
Reports To: Associate Professor
Working Title: CORE LAB TECHNICIAN
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Bargaining Unit: TX
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 009603
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5
Employee Class: Career


 

Position Summary:
 
Under the supervision of the Cardiovascular Innovation and Research Center (CIRC) Assistant Director and Faculty Director of the Core Lab Facility, the Core Lab Technician will perform repetitive tasks for the CIRC shared core laboratory, which includes routine aseptic technique testing and microscopy and other equipment safety orientation. This position will include purchasing and stocking of core research supplies, ensuring operation of liquid nitrogen tanks, incubators, water baths, and similar daily use equipment. Performs repetitive tasks including but not limited to: attending staff meetings; updating/distributing lab protocols, SOPs; preparing solutions; adhering to all experimental protocol and good laboratory practices; maintaining safety training and safe work procedures; lab maintenance including supply inventory, routine equipment maintenance, cleaning and organizing lab spaces and materials; and performing other duties as assigned. The Core Lab Technician must be able to work under supervision after working under close supervision during the initial assignment of tasks. Must be able to work as part of a team. Assist with CIRC events and administrative assignments. The UCI Edwards Lifesciences Foundation, Cardiovascular Innovation and Research Center (CIRC) is an academic-based research and training center housed within the Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. We aim to accelerate advances in cardiovascular health and health equity.
 
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.

 
The expected pay range for this recruitment is $21.26 - $25.00 (Hourly Rate). The Full Salary Range for the salary grade this position is assigned to is $22.00 - $25.88 (Hourly Rate).


 

Department Website:


https://engineering.uci.edu/dept/bme


 

Required:
 
  • Must have the ability to work under supervision and as part of a team. 
  • Knowledge of and ability to adhere to all experimental protocol and good laboratory practices. 
  • Knowledge of and ability to maintain safety training and safe work procedures. 
  • Skill and ability to judiciously communicate verbally and in writing. 
  • Solid knowledge of biology or chemistry at the community college level or above. 
  • Skill and ability to develop and maintain equitable working relationships with CIRC staff, faculty, students. 
  • Ability to learn to follow/update/distribute lab protocols and standard operating procedures. 
  • Ability to learn to prepare various solutions. 
  • Ability to learn to regularly conduct lab maintenance including supply inventory, repitive basic equipment maintenance, and cleaning and organizing lab spaces and materials.

 

Preferred:
 
  • Ability to perform other duties as assigned. 
  • Interest to work in a biomedical research setting. 
  • Prior laboratory experience. 
  • Ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions.

 

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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