Laboratory Assistant 2
Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: January 18, 2020
LABORATORY ASSISTANT 2
50% Part Time
$39,442 - $46,458
Under supervision, the lab assistant will maintain a large number
of Anopheles, Aedes and Culex mosquito colonies and assist in the
generation, screening and molecular characterization of genetic
lines of these species. This position requires knowledge of insect
rearing, especially mosquito rearing. The individual will help
maintain and clean the lab and support spaces as needed, and assist
in general laboratory and insectary programming and
Graduation from high school or a General Education Diploma and two
years of laboratory experience or two years of college including
courses in Entomology, physical or natural sciences and one year of
laboratory experience, or an equivalent combination of education
and experience; and knowledges and abilities essential to the
successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
Ability to follow instructions and ability to maintain logs.
Experience with the maintenance insect colonies, preferably
mosquito colonies. Have strong attention to detail while being able
to multitask and adapt to changing work load and priorities.
Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills and be able to
work as part of team. Needs to have a sense of responsibility and
strong work ethics. Ability to use Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and
Word. Facile with communicating by email. Experience with Outlook
Two (2) or more years of college and one (1) year of laboratory
experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and
experience. Five years of work experience.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated
UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student
success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named
top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California
campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities
in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and
staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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