Laboratory Assistant I University of California Irvine Irvine

Title Laboratory Assistant I
Date 2020
Company University of California Irvine
City Irvine

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Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request 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 As a federal contractor, UC ,…

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Job Title Laboratory Assistant I Job ID 8427
UC Irvine Campus
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Recruitment Number: 8427

Reports To: Professor and Department Vice Chair

Working Title: Laboratory Assistant I


Bargaining Unit: TX


Payroll Job Code: 009605

Job Location: UCI Campus-Irvine

Percent of Time: 43%

Work Schedule: Varies

Appointment: Limited

Position Summary:

Under close supervision incumbents perform simple duties of a routine nature in a teaching or research laboratory. Assists graduate student researcher in their research using genetic, cellular, neural network, and behavioral assays to investigate the protein cytochromes mechanisms of actions as well as its role in neural network responses to light cues. Quantitative analysis of these assays will be a key duty as well. Additional duties include general lab maintenance tasks such as flipping/dumping fly vials, cleaning vials, and preparing basic media.

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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 experience; and knowledge's and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.


Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy .

Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions. In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.

Physical Requirements:

Bend: Occasionally

Squat: Not Applicable

Crawl: Not Applicable

Climb: Not Applicable

Kneel: Not Applicable

Handle Objects: Frequently

Push/Pull: Frequently

Reach Above Shoulder Level: Occasionally

Sit: Frequently

Stand: Frequently

Walk: Frequently

Use Fine Finger Movements: Frequently

Carry/Lift Loads up to 25 Pounds: Occasionally

Carry/Lift Loads up to 25-50 lbs: Occasionally

Carry/Lift Loads over 50 Pounds: Not Applicable

Read/Comprehend: Frequently

Write: Frequently

Perform Calculations: Occasionally

Communicate Orally: Constantly

Reason and Analyze: Constantly

Chemical/Biological Agent: Occasionally

Construction Activities: Not Applicable

Contact with Water/Liquids: Frequently

Drive Motorized Equipment: Not Applicable

Confined Spaces: Not Applicable

Elevated Work Location: Not Applicable

Radioactive Materials: Not Applicable

Temperature Variations: Not Applicable

Gas Systems: Occasionally

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