Under close supervision the incumbent will work in a Neurobiology research laboratory using human and animal brain/blood/fluid tissue samples in experiments using immunohistochemistry, microscopy, western blotting and digital pathology. This position is also responsible for laboratory maintenance duties including ordering, solution preparation, routine tissue sectioning, and working within a team.
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 and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position. Ability to prioritize workload and work both within a team and independently. Ability to record results and observations and maintain an organized, legible lab notebook. Accomplished interpersonal skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Word. Ability to follow detailed written instructions. Ability to maintain organized lab notes. Ability to use computers.
Exposure to basic cell biology background and data interpretation.
Knowledge of basic tissue sectioning and immunohistochemistry. Ability to master established protocols for immunhistochemistry and Western blotting. Data analysis and graphing using SigmaPlot, SPSS, etc.
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.
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