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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 2/19/2017

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
H86001
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
576208101

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:
Research Associate II - Westwood

UCLA Title:
Staff Res Assoc II-Nonexempt

Job No.:
H86001

Work Hours:
Monday - Friday, Day Shift

Work Location:
246G BSRB

Job Type:
Career

Duration:
Indefinite

Minimum Salary:
$22.57 / $3927

Maximum Salary:
$36.32 / $6320

Layoff Referral Deadline:
08/29/2016

Bargaining Unit:
RX



JOB DUTIES:

Manage a lab and perform experiments in a molecular and cellular immunology laboratory. Responsibilities for lab management include maintaining equipment and supply inventory, preparing buffers and solutions. Experimental protocols include isolation of bacteria and bacteriophages, the use of primary and immortalized cell cultures, immunohistochemistry, cytokine ELISA assays, flow cytometry, Western blotting, isolation DNA and RNA, RT-PCR, and gel electrophoresis. Perform basic technical duties in the lab such as logging in reagents, preparing buffers and media, peripheral blood mononuclear cell (PBMC) isolations, and data analysis.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to write legible using correct spelling to record technical lab results. Ability to communicate effectively and with mutual respect with co-workers, and other staff. Ability to work cooperatively with other team members to maintain smooth workflow. Ability to work independently with average amount of supervision. Ability to recognize out of control situations, and notify proper personnel to remedy situation. Ability to follow through on work assignments. Willingness and ability to work different hours if necessary. Basic knowledge of tissue culture

Knowledge of basic chemistry and biology, knowledge of quality control and instrument usage. Ability to maintain water bath temperatures and water levels. Ability to keep accurate and organized records and ability to perform simple lab calculations. Ability to perform laboratory tasks in timely manner in a high workload environment. Skill in performing work in an accurate and through manner with close attention to details in all areas. Ability to work with potentially biohazardous material (human tumor, human blood and serum). General knowledge of MS Office, Photoshop. Background in bioengineering.



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