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Specialized Laboratory Technician

Company: USC
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

This position is located in San Diego, CA. The USC Keck School of Medicine - Alzheimer\s Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI) is an academic institute committed to advancing the development of new treatments for Alzheimer\s Disease (AD) through innovative clinical trials.ATRI is looking for a full time Specialized Laboratory Technician to support the Biomarker Laboratory and Biorepository. Under supervision of the Lab Manager, you will perform a variety of laboratory procedures involving molecular biology approaches to AD research. You will build clinical research skills while working both independently and as a reliable team member.Responsibilities Overview:Plays a vital role in processing our research samples, which is the primary focus of the position. Receives, processes, and banks human clinical trial samples following trial specific guidelines. Utilizes and maintains clinical trial databases to inventory samples and store relevant specimen data. Assists with ongoing clinical trial sample management as well as new clinical trial startup activities.Provides general lab support to meet the goals and objectives for the Biomarker Unit, including but not limited to: managing freezer inventories, ordering supplies and maintaining inventory levels, as well as maintaining key lab automated equipment. Complies with quality control policies and procedures, such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Environmental Health & Safety (EH) regulations.Critical skills: Attention to detail and accuracy. Self directed and resourceful; able to troubleshoot both technically and intellectually while understanding relevant scientific, molecular, and technical disciplines. Strong oral and written communication skills. Minimum Experience:Bachelor\s Degree in a relevant life sciences field. Combined experience and education as as a substitute for minimum education requirements. Four years of previous laboratory experience. Experience in performing standard research techniques and in the operation and maintenance of various lab equipment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel. Preferred Experience:Seven years of previous laboratory experience.Proficiency in Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and databases. Location: San Diego, CASalary is dependent on education and experience.Minimum Education: Bachelor\s degreeMinimum Experience: 4 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Degree in directly related specialized scientific field. Previous specialized laboratory experience, knowledgeable in use of specialized laboratory equipment. Working knowledge of lab procedures, techniques and testing related to specialized scientific field. Computer literacy.USC 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, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact USC Human Resources by phone at (213) 821-8100, or by email at uschr@usc.edu. Inquiries will be treated as confidential to the extent permitted by law.Read USC\s Clery Act Annual Security ReportNotice on Non-DiscriminationCertain positions are subject to background screeningEEO is the LawEEO is the Law SupplementPay Transparency Non-DiscriminationUSC is an E-Verify EmployerIf you are a current USC employee, please apply to this USC job posting in Workday by copying and pasting this link into your browser:https://wd5.myworkday.com/usc/d/inst/1$9925/9925$71126.htmld

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