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Laboratory Assistant,Biochemistry

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Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 81051
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Full Time
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Temporary
Department Name: 55811085045102-Biochemistry



Located in beautiful Winston Salem, this successful Temporary Lab Assistant will  support laboratory operations, perform maintenance functions, and complete non-technical routine laboratory tests and procedures. 


 High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred. 


  • Clean, sterilize, and maintain laboratory glassware, instruments, and cages.
  • Manage inventory, replacing defective or broken equipment as needed.
  • Maintain a sanitized work environment, including proper disposal of contaminants.
  • Distribute supplies and assist in setting up laboratory equipment.
  • Conduct routine laboratory tests and maintain records.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and quality of laboratory equipment and supplies.
  • Provide support for animal experiments, including restraint and anesthesia.
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by management.. 


  • Ability to understand and follow simple oral and written directions 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others 
  • Ability to operate laboratory equipment 
  • Knowledge of the maintenance of routine records and reports 
  • Ability to learn elementary laboratory techniques and safety precautions 


Research laboratory environment .Exposure to chemicals. Exposure to glass and other breakable objects. Possible exposure to animals. Possible exposure to bloodborne pathogens. May be required to work hours beyond typical 8 a.m.-5 p.m. schedule and/or evenings and weekends as needed.