Staff Research Associate 1 - Hematology/Oncology

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full Time Education Physician & Surgeon Research

Job Description

Responsibilities

The Division of Hematology/Oncology is seeking a skilled Staff Research Associate to provide technical support to members of the research team on a number of projects from the laboratory and to actively collaborate with the Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine participating on current adoptive cell transfer and T-cell engineering studies. Scientific job duties include maintaining various human primary cancer cell lines, genetic engineering and functional characterization of human and murine T cells, PCR, qPCR, Elisa and Flow Cytometry for gene transfer experiments for preclinical related work. Laboratory duties and responsibilities include to regularly to maintain research records, laboratory stocks ordering supplies and consumables for research projects, oversee lab functions maintaining optimal compressed gas levels and proper equipment operation assisting the Lab Coordinator on maintain proper functioning of lab equipment and facilities.  
Qualifications

Required:
Strong background in Molecular Biology, Cancer Cell Biology, Immunology and Immunotherapy
Extremely well organized and highly dependable
Highly motivated to learn new skills and techniques
Basic laboratory skills including organization, preparing common lab reagents, pipetting and working with human primary cancer cells
Capacity of working with minimal supervision as Staff Research Associate
2-years of previous laboratory expertise
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with campus departments and the public
Ability to design and perform FACS experiments and interpreter results

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

FULL TIME