We are seeking a Laboratory Assistant to provide technical support to members of the research team on a number of projects involving genome sequencing, novel molecular technologies, and derivation of models of human disease using human primary cell lines. Our groups performs molecular cloning for viral-vector generation for gene transfer experiments, creates libraries for sequencing-based protocols, and performs cell-culture based experiments to understand molecular mechanisms in disease. Laboratory duties will include maintaining research records, chemical inventory, ensuring the lab maintains current safety standards, maintaining laboratory stocks, ordering supplies and consumables for research projects.
Note: this is a limited position and may convert to career
•Must have excellent organizational kills
•Strong communication skills to convey detailed medical information
•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Not required, but a bonus if you have the following:
•Experience with tissue culture
•At least 2 years of lab experience
•Completed UCLA Bio-Safety training
•Bachelor’s in Life Sciences
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.