Union Level: Department: Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry Campus: San Francisco Posting Number: 201301220P Full or Part Time: Full Time Number of Months: 12 Work Schedule: Position End Date: Open Date: 12/18/2017 Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Special Instructions:
Primary Purpose: Under the supervision of Professors in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, performs a variety of laboratory procedures for the research laboratories.
Essential Functions: 1. Maintain the research laboratories to include but not limited to:
Conduct research experiments, analyze research data, provide reporting, as needed.
Maintain cell lines and frozen cells in accordance to laboratory policy.
Ensure proper functioning of lab equipment, request repairs as needed.
Maintain inventory of laboratory supplies, order as needed.
Sterilize lab instruments and reagents.
2. Assist students and faculty with research projects, as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of:
1. Basic laboratory procedures. 2. Molecular and protein analysis including, but not limited to, PCR and Western analyses 3. Intermediate Microsoft Word, Excel and Photoshop.
1. Operate laboratory equipment to include ultracentrifuge, flow cytometer, spectrophotometer, microplate reader, confocal microscope and fluorescence microscope. 2. Work with biohazardous material. 3. Multitask and be flexible in organizing and prioritizing work. 4. Work independently and as part of a team, collaborating with others. 5. Record and communicate results clearly.
1. Experience with cell culture and microbiological techniques. 2. Preparation of solutions.
Bachelors degree in microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry, cell biology, immunology or closely related field.
Position is full-time, 40 hours per week, Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens or biohazardous materials may reasonably be anticipated. Personal protective equipment will be provided to reduce or eliminate exposure to routine or limited infectious agents.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of:
Eukaryotic and bacterial cell culture, ELISA and PCR.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Position requires standing, lifting, bending, and reaching during majority of working hours.
Position requires lifting objects of up to 25 pounds.
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check
AA/EEO Policy Statement: University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
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