Laboratory Assistant at University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Posted in Other 30+ days ago.
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Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, California
This will be a limited two month position at a percentage of effort 43%. The Laboratory Assistant in the Department of Neurosurgery in the David Geffen School of Medicine will entail being responsible for assisting with clinical trials. They will be responsible for laboratory maintenance: this includes the disposal of chemical and biohazardous waste, autoclaving and cleaning of lab equipment and supplies, ordering and maintaining inventory of laboratory supplies, and ensuring the lab space abides by institutional safety standards. Other necessary responsibilities include processing of clinical biological samples, maintaining detailed sample and experiment records, cataloguing sample inventory, and retrieval, transport, and shipment of biological samples. .
Necessary skills and experience include knowledge of sterile technique, peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) isolation, serum and plasma isolation, and tissue culture. Must be able to follow standard operating procedures and work collaboratively with others. Prefer laboratory experience.