brbr15-Nov-2018brbrJob Code and Payroll Titlebrbr9605 Laboratory Assistant I brbrbrbrLaboratory Assistant IbrbrJob SummarybrbrJOB OVERVIEWbr/The Laboratory Assistant position is to support the labs with glassware washing and sterilization, preparing tips, sterilization, and maintain the inventory, media preparation for bacteria, yeast, and mammalian cell culture. Maintaining both labs inventory of commonly used items by monitoring inventory and placing new orders. Supporting the labs by making competent cells, regeneration of Ni-Nta resin, antibiotics, common buffers, solutions, and ensuring all items are correctly pH. br/br/BIOCHEMISTRY & BIOPHYSICSbr/The Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics is a large teaching and research department within the School of Medicine (SOM), and is comprised of 27 primary faculty, 25 joint faculty, 58 non-faculty academic staff, 85 postdoctoral fellows, about 120 graduate students, and 100 non-academic staff. br/br/ABOUT UCSF br/The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.brbrOrganizationbrbrCampusbrbrReq Numberbrbr50937BRbrbrLocationbrbrMission BaybrbrJob TitlebrbrLaboratory Assistant IbrbrAppointment TypebrbrCareerbrbrPercentagebrbr100%brbrShift LengthbrbrOtherbrbrShiftbrbrDaysbrbrWork DaysbrbrMonday - Friday, some weekends, 40 hours totalbrbrRequired Qualificationsbrbr Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and one year of laboratory experience, or two years of college including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and experiencebr Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the positionbr Knowledge of scientific equipment (centrifuge, tissue culture hood, ultra-low freezers)br Documented experience making chemical solutions br Ability to multitaskbrbrPreferred Qualificationsbrbr At least one or more years of lab experiencebr Document experience making competent cells (E. coli, S. cerevisiae)brbrLicense/Certificationbrbrn/abrbrPosition TypebrbrFull TimebrbrDepartment NamebrbrBiochemistry and BiophysicsbrbrEqual Employment OpportunitybrbrThe University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.