Lab Assistant

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jun 23, 2022
Full Time Assistant/Support Laboratory

Job Description

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Principal Investigator, the Lab Assistant will conduct basic laboratory tasks in the maintenance of human induced and embryonic stem cells (hIPSCs and hESCs) and the generation of stem cell derived human brain organoids. You will also be expected to help maintain lab organization. Experience with human stem cell culture is preferred, but not required. Specific duties include but are not limited to propagation of hISPC and hESC cultures and generation and maintenance of stem cell derived organoids (after receiving training by the Principal Investigator). Additionally, the you will be responsible for routine ordering, receiving, stocking, and cataloging of all lab consumables, and general lab organization.

Qualifications

REQUIRED

BS in a biological or chemical science or related experience

Ability to learn new software programs and laboratory techniques as needed

Excellent organizational skills 

Excellent verbal and written English skills

Ability to follow directions and prioritize work assignments to perform efficiently under changing workloads and competing demands


PREFERRED

Experience with human stem cell cultures and maintenance.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Employment Type (feed only)

FULL TIME