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Lab Technician (9613C) - 1750 - 1750
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 3, 2019
Title Lab Technician (9613C) - 1750 - 1750
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Lab Technician (9613C) - 1750 - 1750

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: October 8, 2019

Departmental Overview

The Department of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology (NST) focuses on the metabolic biology of nutrients and toxicants in relation to human health and disease.

Our research and curriculum span 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. We invite you to explore our academic programs and encourage you to pursue a course of study in the exciting and vital disciplines of Metabolic Biology and Molecular Toxicology.

  • Perform specific lab techniques, which include but not limit to animal handling and maintain mouse colo, culture mammalian cells, gene expression analysis, immunoblotting and DNA isolation and analysis, to support on research projects in the laboratory.
  • Assume the assistant role in ensure compliance with laboratory safety and all applicable chemical, biosafety, and radiation safety regulations.
  • Maintain laboratory organization and equipment, reagent and supply inventory.
  • Serve as the point of contact to the outside of laboratory.

Required Qualifications
  • Animal handling, Cell Culture, RNA isolation and molecular cloning.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in protein purification and chromatin immunoprecipitation.

Salary & Benefits

This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This is a part-time, 20-hours per week, career position.

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:

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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