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Research Lab Assistant I - Boiko LabRequisition # 20003669 Apply Now
A Research Lab Assistant is available immediately in the Boiko Lab at the department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai. The lab studies mechanisms of solid tumor progression and immune evasion using variety of molecular biology, immunology and mouse tumor model approaches. A successful candidate will demonstrate strong sense of responsibility, open communication, and a desire to learn new skills and be part of a scientific team. The lab has a commitment to mentorship and career development. Opportunities to advance oral and written communication skills and to attend scientific seminars will be available.
Specifically the Research Lab Assistant I performs lab cleaning and maintenance duties including washing and sterilizing glassware, operates autoclaves and other specialized equipment, utilizing special detergents or other cleaning agents. Assists in ordering and maintenance of cleaning supplies inventory. Performs other lab cleaning and maintenance as required. May participate in research studies and perform basic lab techniques under guidance of the PI.
In addition the RLA I will be responsible for the following:
- Assists in maintaining laboratory and laboratory equipment record keeping.
- May report to Lab Supervisor or Research Associate III.
- May assist Research Lab Assistant II.
- Performs other duties as required
- High School Diploma, required
- Bachelor's degree preferred
Ability to understand and perform a variety of routine cleaning and maintenance procedures to support the activity of one or more research labs. Ability to use specialized equipment and materials. Ability to comply with safety standards and procedures
- Working Title: Research Lab Assistant I - Boiko Lab
- Department: Home Dept - Hem - Onc
- Business Entity: Academic / Research
- City: Los Angeles
- Job Category: Academic/Research
- Job Specialty: Academic/Research Services
- Position Type: Full-time
- Shift Length: 8 hour shift
- Shift Type: Day
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