Lab Technician (9613C), Nutritional Science & Toxicology Department - 59046
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The Department of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology (NST) focuses on the metabolic biology of nutrients in relation to human health and disease. NST research and curriculum spans a breadth of topics, from the delivery of nutrients to mammalian cells and their molecular functions, through the influence of genetics on diet-associated human disease, to programs and policies that address human and environmental health and safety.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: September 26, 2023
- Analyze gene expression.
- Responsible for analyzing the impact of various manipulations on protein expression by qPCR and Western blot.
- Responsible experiments testing the effect of nutrient deprivation or provision on cultured cells and mice.
- Manage mouse husbandry.
- Responsible for maintaining lab mouse colony.
- Carry out mouse genotyping by PCR and maintaining breeding records.
- Participate in lab meetings and journal clubs. This will primarily include presentation of laboratory research results.
- Engage in discussions of laboratory techniques and strategies.
- Maintain of routine lab supplies.
- Responsible for monitoring supplies of common lab items such as pipet tips and other plastic ware.
- Monitor common kits and PCR reagents within the lab.
- Experience with routine lab manipulations and calculations.
- Experience in basic biochemistry and molecular biology.
- Ability to maintain accurate and complete records of lab experiments.
- Bachelor's degree in Nutrition or other relevant aspect of Biology and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.
Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.
The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $25.75 (step 1.0).
- This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
- This position is non-exempt and paid bi-weekly.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.
This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Research Support Professionals Unit (RX) between the University of California and the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/rx/index.html
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