Lab Assistant in San Diego, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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Job Description

Our client, a contract research organization, is seeking a lab assistant. 


Support screening operations team for KINOMEscan and SAFETYscan. Responsibilities will include stocking labware consumables, labeling plates, following SOPs to make basic laboratory reagents, assisting in experimental setup and running high throughput screens, and performing other laboratory tasks as needed. Qualified candidates should have high school diploma or GED. Experience working in a laboratory environment is preferred, but not essential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reagent preparation (stock solutions, media, etc.)
  • Label and stock consumables for daily experiments
  • Perform general laboratory maintenance tasks
  • Assist in experiment set up
  • Support performing high-throughput screens as needed
  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Provides cross-functional support to other departments as required
  • Adheres to site employee health and safety (EHS) requirements

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have exceptional attention to detail and ability to follow SOPs.
  • Reliable and organized.
  • Team-orientated individual with strong communication skills.

Additional Preferences:

  • Experience working in a laboratory environment is preferred, but not essential.
  • Basic knowledge or experience with laboratory equipment.
  • Motivated individual with experience working in fast-paced environments.
  • Willingness to take initiative in support of HTS team.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.


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