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Lab Assistant

Oakland, CA  |  R&D  |  Part-time

We’re currently looking for a part-time Laboratory Assistant to join our R&D team. The applicant should be hard-working, self-motivated, and excited to join a team of scientists, brewers, and beer lovers. This foundational role is critical to ensuring that our R&D team has the day-to-day support necessary for carrying out their work. The core responsibilities of this role are to execute routine tasks in support of general lab services.

Key Responsibilities

— Wash glassware (manual and washer-assisted) and operate autoclave
— Perform general lab upkeep to maintain an orderly lab
— Maintain various inventories (e.g. consumables, stock solutions, glassware)
— Prepare routine stock solutions, media, and plates
— Coordinate with and assist the R&D team
— Support facilities manager

Required Qualifications

— Attention to detail and accuracy
— Works well with others under general supervision as well as independently; team-oriented
— Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Highly Desirable Qualifications

— Experience in a lab environment

Compensation and Benefits

— Compensation: $20 per hour


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