Lab Assistant 3

University of California, Riverside
September 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:$51,720 - $61,575
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Lab Assistant 3 Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

30718901 Full Time 7:30AM - 4:30PM $51,720 - $61,575

Position Information

The purpose of this position is to provide laboratory support for the conduct of labs in the Biology Department at the post-baccalaureate level and requires several years of experience in a biological laboratory. The incumbent provides the primary prep support for the lower division labs in Cellular Basis of Life (Bio 2) and Organisms in Their Environment (Bio 3). The incumbent participates in the oversight (does not include hiring or disciplinary action) of the daily activities of the student assistants and Limited Status employees and is responsible for the Prep Room during absences of the Supervisor and SRA II.

This position is currently being recruited under two separate postings, as a Lab Assistant 3 recruitment #30718901 and Lab Assistant 2 recruitment #30719212, and will be filled accordingly based on qualifications. Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match for their skills and experience. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the level(s) for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in both pools or are unsure, please apply for both positions.

The full salary range for the Lab Assistant 3 is $24.77 - $29.49 per hour. However, the expected pay scale for this position is $24.77 - $25.81 per hour. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.

Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement

Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and two years of laboratory experience or two years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences and one year of laboratory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; and knowledge's and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Required

Licenses License Requirement

California Drivers License Required

Experience Minimum Requirements

Familiar with the use of steam sterilizers, electronic balances, pH meter, centrifuges, micro/macro pipetters, media dispenser, spectrophotometer, compound/stereo microscopes, thermocyclers, electrophoresis chambers, and power supplies, hand tools. Computer, printer, scanner. 1 1/2 ton box style truck. AV equipment: LCD projector.

Preferred Qualifications Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

  • The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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