Lab Technician (TUC)
  • CSUN -the University Corporation
  • Northridge, CA
  • May 15, 2020
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Job Description

The Takahashi Lab at California State University Northridge is looking for a laboratory technician to engage in exciting new RNA synthetic biology research. In addition, the candidate will assist in training of new undergraduate and graduate students and maintain lab inventory. The ideal candidate will have good organization skills and experience in molecular cloning.

The Takahashi Lab at California State University Northridge is looking for a laboratory technician to engage in exciting new RNA synthetic biology research. In addition, the candidate will assist in training of new undergraduate and graduate students and maintain lab inventory. The ideal candidate will have good organization skills and experience in molecular cloning.

25%         Training new students

15%         Laboratory maintenance – maintain inventory, order supplies, etc.

60%         Research – conduct experiments, analyze results, write reports, contribute to manuscripts, etc.

Ideal candidates will have experience with DNA extractions, PCR, gel electrophoresis, and bacterial transformations. Experience designing primers for PCR and performing minimum inhibitory concentration assays is desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills are also important.


The University Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation for a disability may contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at (818) 677-2077.