Graduate Division Lab Assistant

UCSF Graduate Division

Parnassus Campus

$20 an hour

20 hours per week

The position requires an organized person with talent for multi-tasking, as there are three key components:

• An exceptional candidate will assist with current independent project of a graduate student. 
• Collaborate with other members on research projects as appropriate
• Is expected to assist with some day-to-day lab operations, may perform some general lab duties 

Required Qualifications:

• Must have (or be in process of obtaining) a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent degree) or four years of research experience.
• Must have (or be in process of obtaining) a master’s degree (or equivalent degree) or at least five to ten years of research experience.
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
• Willingness and ability to learn new methods and skills for changing research priorities.
• Ability to work independently and in collaboration with the student.
• Ability to prioritize tasks under the guidance of the student and meet multiple deadlines.
• Flexibility to work occasionally of 8 hours and/or on weekends
• Ability to perform repetitive tasks routinely and precisely (plating cells, running samples etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Prior lab experience from academia or industry 
• familiarity with any of the following: mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, microscopy, immunostaining, immunofluorescence, molecular biology, use of mouse models

Please email: Timothy Montgomery - [email protected]

5 months 2 weeks ago