Updated: Jul 27, 2023
Department: Physiology & Biophysics
Job Opening ID: 56641
Working Title: Lab Technician
Department: Physiology & Biophysics
Bargaining Unit: TX
Payroll Job Code: 009605
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Limited
The UC Irvine School of Medicine Department of Physiology & Biophysics is dedicated to conducting innovative, cutting-edge research, engaging in high-level service and providing excellent educational opportunities and mentoring to students, postdoctoral fellows and residents in the discipline of physiology and biophysics.
The Goldstein-Zhao laboratory is seeking to hire a skilled technician to support ongoing research activities. The position provides a unique opportunity to gain experience in a highly interdisciplinary research program. Responsibilities include but are not limited to basic molecular biology, ordering and organizing consumables, mouse colony maintenance and genotyping, and contributing with other lab members to routine lab maintenance activities, all to support major research projects on ion channels in the heart, brain, and immune system in health and disease. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in biological or biomedical sciences, a commitment to excellence, good attention to detail, and strong organizational skills.
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 .
$19.69 - $22.82 (Hourly Rate)
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. Experience in basic molecular biology is favored.
A bachelor’s degree in biological or biomedical sciences.
Basic laboratory skills Molecular biology expertise (plasmid DNA mini, maxiprep; site-directed mutagenesis; restriction digestion of recombinant plasmid)
Mouse colony maintenance
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
- 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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