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Lab Technician

Job Description


Job Opening ID: 60423
Working Title: Lab Technician
Department: Physiology & Biophysics
Bargaining Unit: TX
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 009603
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 50%
Work Schedule: Varied
Employee Class: Limited


 

Position Summary:

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 overall goal of this project is to evaluate skeletal muscle dysfunction from injured and aging human shoulder tissues in collaboration with the Orthopedic Surgery department. Lab Assistant will perform pathology analysis of muscle biopsies using core facilities in the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center and the Reeve-Irvine Research Center. Lab Assistant will be required to provide weekly/monthly updates to clinical and collaborative groups. Lab assistant will also help perform lab maintenance, cell culture, and supervision of undergraduates. Please see HicksLab.org for more details on the lab and research projects.

 

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 .

$22.00 - $25.88 (Hourly Rate)


 

Required:

Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and two years of laboratory experience or two years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences and one year of laboratory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Previous experience working in a laboratory is required.

Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in cell biology, molecular biology, or related field

HIPA training

Skeletal muscle expertise Orthopedic surgery expertise Presenting data Working in collaborative environment Organization skills

 


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 eec@uci.edu .


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