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Company: University of California
Location: Irvine, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


Required Qualifications

Job Opening ID: 21768

Reports To: PROF-HCOMP

Working Title: Lab Technician

Department: DOM Nephrology & Hypertension

Bargaining Unit: TX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009605

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career


Position Summary:


The Department of Medicine is comprised of 11 Divisions by Medicine Subspecialty. The post award team in the Finance unit is responsible for management of more than $29 million in contracts, grants, and research funding. This centralized unit provides expertise and financial management for contracts, grants, and university allocations for research. The PI's laboratory focuses on studying intestinal absorption of vitamins and their transport into other tissues in health and disease. His studies are funded by the NIH and the Department of the Veterans Affairs.


Under supervision from Principal Investigator, the lab technician conducts a limited variety of duties pertaining to basic cell culture and molecular work and some laboratory upkeep. Duties will also include repetitive tasks such as preparing buffers and solutions; cell growth stock preparation, antibody staining, DNA extraction, PCR and record keeping as well as ordering and maintaining lab supplies.


Compensation Range:


$17.85- $18.53


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Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and one year of laboratory experience or two years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Acknowledges abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Experience in basic cellular and molecular biology techniques. Ability to read, write, and converse. Ability to follow instructions and work well with others or alone under moderate supervision. Basic computer skills. Organizational skills for record keeping and data analysis.



Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

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.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.


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