Kelly Services Laboratory Assistant I (San Francisco, CA) in San Francisco, California
San Francisco, CA
Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5PM
Pay rate: $17-21/hr depending on experience
Our client is a world-class research facility focused on understanding and developing therapies for neurodegenerative diseases. This position is for a full-time Lab Assistant 1 working with two Chemistry and Biochemistry lab groups focused on neurodegenerative disease research. The Lab Assistant will be trained to follow specific procedures for a Biosafety Level 2 environment and will be expected to carry out basic laboratory maintenance and research procedures independently. The ideal candidate would have experience interning/working in a research laboratory beyond classroom lab hours.
Order, receive and inventory equipment, chemicals and other supplies
Monitor and maintain Biosafety and EH S procedures, including waste disposal and pickup.
General lab maintenance including some glassware washing and autoclaving, preparation of liquid media and agar culture plates, and routine maintenance of some equipment.
Protein expression procedures using bacterial, insect Sf9 and other cell culture methods.
Protein purification using affinity chromatography and other methods.
Molecular biology and biochemistry procedures including PCR mutagenesis, SDS-PAGE and Western Blot analysis.
Basic computer knowledge required
Good communication skills required
Previous experience in a biochemistry or chemistry lab preferred
Physical demands: requires sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, waist twisting, kneeling, climbing stairs/ladders, reaching up to shoulder height, lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling up to 50 lbs., fine finger manipulation, gross manipulation, simple grasp/power, repetitive hand/arm use; exposure to loud noise, fumes or gases, latex; ability to differentiate color, verbal communication, use of protective equipment
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providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant
projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help
advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000
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