Lab Assistant 2

UCI Health
March 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$21.26 - $25.00
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Updated: Feb 16, 2023 Location: Irvine-Campus Job Type: Department: Molecular Bio & Biochemistry

Job Opening ID: 49407

Reports To: Principal Investigator

Working Title: Lab Assistan 2

Department: Molecular Bio & Biochemistry

Bargaining Unit: TX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009603

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

The Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry aims for excellence in research and education. We are committed to ensuring excellence through inclusion, producing a diverse, educated workforce for advancing science, and ultimately to greatly advance quality of life. If you are interested in working alongside smart, hardworking, and caring professionals, then we are the place for you.

Under supervision from the Principal Investigator, the incumbent performs standard repetitive laboratory procedures that require technical knowledge and skill in the field of structural biology. The goal is to determine structures of proteins using Cryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) and probe molecular determinants of recognition of macromolecular complexes using cell culture assays.

Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

$21.26 - $25.00 (hourly)


  • Basic computer skills. Experience with mouse tissue or bone marrow isolation. Experience performing antibody purification.
  • Ability to carry out independent research projects. Experience using PCR.
  • Experience with gel electrophoresis and western blotting. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Willing to work with mice.
  • Laboratory research experience in a biochemistry/molecular biology laboratory.
  • Experience with protein purification.
  • Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences.
  • Conditions of Employment:

    The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan

  • Legal Right to work in the United States

  • Vaccination Policies

  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy

  • Drug Free Environment

  • The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

  • E-Verify

  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

  • Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https: //

    Closing Statement:

    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.

    We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

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

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