Lab Assistant II

UCI Health
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$20.64 - $21.84
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Updated: May 12, 2023 Location: Irvine-Campus Job Type: Department: Stem Cell Research Center

Job Opening ID: 38400

Reports To: Principal Investigator

Working Title: Lab Assistant II

Department: Stem Cell Research Center

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:

Today's UC Irvine Stem Cell Research Center is a dynamic center encompassing a diverse array of interdisciplinary investigators that span the schools of Medicine, Biological Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Engineering, Arts and Law. Our state-of-the-art, LEED Platinum certified research and clinical building houses 23 of our 50 center faculty members. Center faculty have obtained more than $170 million dollars in grant and foundation funds. Our research programs include a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored T32 training grant, state of the art shared equipment, research services programs and a seminar series.

Under supervision of the PI, or other senior lab personnel, the incumbent may perform tasks including but not limited to: assisting with experiments, working as part of a team, and independent tasks; attending staff meetings; writing/updating/distributing lab protocols, SOPS, project plans/summaries/reports; training new personnel; preparing solutions, maintaining detailed paper and electronic records of study data; adhering to all experimental protocol and good laboratory practices, maintaining safety training and safe work procedures; lab maintenance including supply inventory, equipment maintenance, cleaning, organizing, and managing lab spaces and materials; and performing other duties as assigned.

Compensation Range:

$20.64 - $21.84

Department Website:

https: //


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 knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma.

Experience in assisting, testing and standardizing techniques. Functions well in a team environment. Proficient writing skills to prepare/compose/review a variety of materials with accuracy and completeness. Previous laboratory experience, following basic laboratory procedures and practices. Demonstrated experience in participating in discussion related to research projects. Ability to exercise good judgment in handling information to accurately record information, protocols, formulas and data. Excellent interpersonal skills to relate easily and effectively with people within and outside the University, including both strong written and verbal communications. Demonstrates ability to analyze problems/situations and formulate solutions. Effective verbal and written communication skills in English. Skill to pipet accurately. Skill to use an iPhone, iPad, personal computer, computer software programs at the level of sophistication required for general office work. Experience with PCs and/or Macs. Knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity with the Internet and how to conduct searches. Mammalian cell culture experience. Experience with general lab equipment: pipets, scales, pH meters, centrifuges, power supplies, etc. Availability to work occasional nights and weekends. Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize and follow up.

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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