Lab Research Technician/Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Projects

Employer
California State University, San Bernardino
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time


Lab Research Technician/Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Projects
California State University, San Bernardino



Overview
Employment Status: The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is seeking to fill the position of Lab Research Technician. The Lab Technician will work with the Principal Investigator on biochemistry research projects.

Temporary, “non-exempt”, non-benefited, a part-time position through March 31, 2021 (position renewable based upon available funding, availability of work, and satisfactory job performance)

Salary: $18.00-25.00/hour

Work Schedule: Up to 19 hours per week to be arranged, typically Monday -Friday between 8:00 am-5:00 pm, some evenings and weekends. Incumbent must be able to participate in remote or on-campus work depending on the directives from the CSUSB campus.

First Review Deadline: The initial review of applications will begin on October 19, 2020.

Typical Activities
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Design and perform biochemistry and molecular biology experiments including PCR, protein expression and purification, transformations, plasmid preparations, gel electrophoresis, and protein-protein binding assays.
  • Write and modify laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as needed.
  • Understand and adhere to laboratory safety guidelines.
  • Keep organized records of experiments and results through the use of a lab notebook and standard word processing programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Minimum Qualifications
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or biochemistry. At least 6 months of experience conducting research in a research lab.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a research lab performing PCR, protein expression and purification, transformations, plasmid preparations, and gel electrophoresis.
  • Experience designing and conducting protein-protein binding assays.
  • Familiarity with using the following laboratory equipment: AKTA FPLC systems, centrifuges, programmable orbital shakers, multimode plate readers, thermocyclers.
  • Experience with MS Office


Supplemental Information
UEC is an EOE - Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. This position will remain open until filled. This has been designated as a sensitive position. The selected candidate must successfully pass a thorough background investigation to include a criminal history check prior to appointment.



To view full description and to apply, visit: https://www.csusb.edu




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