Davis, California

SRA 1 (Service Lab Technician) Job Summary Under direct supervision in the Service unit, perform PCR procedures, determination of required primers and testing, loading samples on ABI 3730 sequencers/Agena MassArray, and perform basic laboratory maintenance. POSITION INFORMATION Salary Range $23.34-$27.85/Hour No. of Positions 3 Appointment Type Career Percentage of Time 100% Shift Hours To be arranged. Work flexible hours including evening or night shifts. Location Davis Union Representation Yes Benefits Eligible Yes Apply By Date 6/15/2021 PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability and visual acuity for manipulating testing materials, samples, precision electronic equipment and computer terminals quickly, safely, and accurately. Ability to lift 50 lbs of laboratory supplies and equipment. WORK ENVIRONMENT Must conform to federal, state and county regulations for safe handling of biological materials. This position's anticipated working hours may be from 7:00am-4:00pm, 11:00am - 8:00pm or 3:00pm - 12:00am. However, adaptability to a fluctuating workload is required: must be able to work flexible hours including the possibility of working Saturday mornings; vacations must be scheduled at times when case load is light. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. QUALIFICATIONS Required : Skill and strict attention to detail to consistently work with speed, precision, and accuracy and to accommodate fluctuating sample numbers, as well as large sample numbers, and ensure an appropriate turnaround time for test results. Expertise in performing PCR procedures beyond college coursework under multiple conditions and deadlines. Skill operating and programming PCR machines and multichannel electronic micro-pipettors. Knowledge of sterile technique and the skills to prevent contamination of DNA samples and primers. Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Skills to follow complex written and oral instructions and maintain accurate records as well as follow laboratory protocols and safety regulations Skills in mathematics and chemistry to perform calculations and accurately prepare reagents, buffers, and dilutions. Preferred : Experience working in a service laboratory which has high volume of samples and demand for fast turn-around. Experience in primer preparation and multiplexing. Experience with ABI 3730 sequencer. Chemistry/molecular biology background or sufficient experience to understand chemical properties of critical reagents in PCR reactions. EEO/AA Statement The University of California 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. Salary Range $23.34-$27.85/Hour No. of Positions 3 Appointment Type Career Percentage of Time 100% Shift Hours To be arranged. Work flexible hours including evening or night shifts. Location Davis Union Representation Yes Benefits Eligible Yes Apply By Date 6/15/2021 To apply, visit https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucdavis/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=7&JobOpeningId=19082&PostingSeq=1 The University of California 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. Copyright 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-99dcf18c6dfe5844942c7bafbdda43ae