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Lab Assistant (Temporary) (9605C), Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology - 40301
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Aug. 4, 2022
Title Lab Assistant (Temporary) (9605C), Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology - 40301
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Food Sciences/Technology/Toxicology
    Biology - General

Lab Assistant (Temporary) (9605C), Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology - 40301

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

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.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: August 17, 2022


  • Culture and expansion of multiple human iPSC lines.
  • Differentiation of human iPSC lines toward adipocytes.
  • Differentiation of human iPSC lines toward macrophages.
  • Record keeping, coordination with team members, training and trouble shooting.

Required Qualifications

  • Hands-on laboratory research experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with sterile techniques and mammalian cell culture.


  • Preferred, but not required recent BS or BA degree in the biological sciences and/or equivalent training or experience.

Salary & Benefits

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

Other Information

This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Technical Unit (TX) between the University of California and the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:

In the TX Contract, Article 31, B. Limited Appointments: "The automatic conversion to career status, as provided in Section B.2. above, will not occur when c. The funding for the position is "one time" funding, of eighteen (18) months or less."

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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