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Departmental Overview The College of Chemistry is comprised of:
The Department of Chemistry
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Both disciplines provide the opportunity and means for meeting major scientific and technological challenges, such as addressing climate change, increasing the world's food supply, synthesizing new materials, and discovering and delivering important drugs. The college prides itself on a balanced approach to science, with research areas ranging from experimental to theoretical. Faculty in both departments are engaged in teaching and research in a wide range of applications and sub-disciplines.
Responsibilities Under supervision of the Facility Manager:
Replaces gas cylinders in the laboratory instruments.
Maintains and, as needed, cleans-up the glove box.
Weighs samples and standards, including performing the procedure in the glove box.
Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma.
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 experience.
Knowledge of lab safety and maintenance procedures.
Salary & Benefits The position is non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Other Information This is a 4-hour per week, 6-month, limited (temporary) appointment.
This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Technical Unit (TX) between the University of California and the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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