Lab Assistant (19-00219) – AZ – Tucson

POSITION SUMMARY: Maintains laboratory instruments and equipment on a daily, monthly, and quarterly basis. Prepares reagents and monitors instruments for bulk reagent levels. Orders and stocks office and laboratory supplies and equipment.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Performs daily, monthly and quarterly instrument and equipment maintenance and cleaning tasks.
Monitors and maintains logs for all equipment and instruments.
Monitors and prepares bulk reagents daily.
Orders office and laboratory materials.
Executes and monitors purchase orders as requested.
Supports and maintains slide scanners.
May provide administrative or logistical support on scientific projects.
May perform other duties as required or assigned.
Will position work with chemicals? If yes, what room(s)? -Yes, but primarily advanced staining bulk reagents in 2075/ 2079 (non-hazardous). Position may be required to change xylene/ alcohols in coverslipping instruments, but training and PPE will be provided.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Able to work independently.
Strong communication skills, verbal and written.
Attention to detail in written instructions and documentation.
Basic computer skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.
Manager's Must Haves:
Ability to multitask and transition between different tasks (ex. reagent replenishment to assisting with instrument maintenance)
Experience with inventory management preferred
Works independently but is part of a team delivering key services to product development teams
Position may require lifting up to 44 lb.
Experience with the basic suite of office tools (ex. google calendars, excel)
Previous experience in a lab setting preferred
Mobility. This position will require movement between several labs in one building on campus each day
Source: Job Diva – Job Listing

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