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Classification Series DetailsFunction College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
Family Research Classification Series Title Research Technician
Classification Pay ScaleMinimum $17.00
Posting DetailsPosting Number S01192
Position Title Research Associate Position Status Full-time Campus Western University Campus-Pomona, CA Department 1404-Basic Medical Sciences Job Summary
Under general guidance, the Research associate will work closely with PI to provide technical support in multi-project oriented labs. Will perform routine and complex laboratory procedures with guidance by PI or other laboratory personnel. Required to keep appropriate experimental records and documentation. May be requested by PI to take on specific supervisory activities, coordinating all lab activities with an emphasis on technical expertise. May oversee budgetary/financial compliance and ensure compliance with safety standards and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
BS degree in life sciences is required, Several years of demonstrated experience with molecular cloning, molecular biology techniques (e.g. isolation of DNA/RNA/protein), molecular analysis of biomolecules (e.g. gel electrophoresis, PCR, immunoblotting, immunoprecipitation), mammalian cell culture techniques. Willingness to work with mice is required.
Ph.D., MD or equivalent
List comments regarding work hours
Work hours may vary
Posting Date 10/13/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants
Essential Job Duties
Perform molecular biological, biochemical and cell biological experiments.
Percentage Of Time 50 Job Duties
Discuss experimental plans with PI, document and analyze results, maintain experimental records
Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duties
Manage mouse colony and perform experimental manipulations in mouse modelMeticulously maintains records of lab activity during experiments and/or reactions.
Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duties
Maintain and organize laboratory supplies, reagents and equipment
Percentage Of Time 10Physical Demands
Physical DemandsDo the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes
If yes, list maximum weight and duration Describe Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to operate a PC in the performance of job duties, and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to sit, and reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties are routinely performed in a typical laboratory setting. While performing duties in this setting the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold (non-weather), and risk of electric shockApplicant Documents
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