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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Health Care & Medicine
Staff Research Assoc I
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the direction of the Lab Director, to perform cellular, molecular biology, tissue processing and staining techniques, as well as assist in physiological experiments within the frame of recently funded project related to the development of personalized therapy for diabetes.

Job Qualifications
Minimum of 1 year experience in research laboratory. Skill in laboratory techniques. Skill in laboratory safety protocols including proper handling chemicals and biohazardous substances. Working knowledge of laboratory equipment. Ability to work with rodents and maintain accurate and complete records of experimental animals and treatments they are undergoing. Working knowledge of laboratory equipment. Ability to communicate verbally and to understand and carry out verbal instructions. Skill in communicating clearly and effectively to receive and convey information accurately and in a professional manner. Be well organized, keep neat and detailed records. Ability to manage a heavy workload with changing priorities and to ensure completion of all work in a timely manner. Analytical skills to assess relevant information, practices and procedures, define problems, formulate logical solutions, develop alternative solutions and to make recommendations. BS/BA strongly preferred.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.