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Sustainable biomaterials for membrane separation

Lab Technician

$26k – $35k
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The Lab Technician, under the direction of the Senior Scientist, will be responsible for performing experiments in support of various biomaterial research projects in the lab. The Lab Technician will be involved in the continues testing and development of filtration media and novel biomaterials that can be used on industrial applications.

The Lab Technician will address a variety of situations and develop solutions to technical problems of extensive scope and complexity, and other related duties and tasks as required, to achieve the research and company’s goals. The Lab Technician will contribute to data analysis, project/lab management, and provide written and in-person progress reports to the ViaeX team.

Responsibilities

• Perform lab activities, such as setting up lab equipment and preparing chemical solutions.
• Monitor and quality control polymer membrane production processes, such as needle-based and needle-less electrospinning/electrospraying processes, and casting techniques.
• Follow instructions and lab protocols provided by Senior Scientist
• Assist in collecting Data, and report to Senior Scientist for data analysis and interpretation
Education & experience requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or materials science
• Basic knowledge of polymers
• Basic knowledge of the relation between solvent properties and solubility of polymers
• Knowledge and hands-on experience in preparing polymer solutions
• Good data collection, organization and recording skills
• Fundamental knowledge of membrane, thin-film and coating production techniques
• Excellent general chemistry lab techniques
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Requires the ability to work proactively, independently and within a highly interactive team. Must have professional proficiency in computer use including various software and must be able to learn equipment-specific protocols as needed for operating laboratory equipment.

Position available starting immediately.

Job Type:

• Part-time

Required education:

• B.S. or M.S student are preferred.

Job Location:

• 800 Buchanan St, Berkeley, CA 94710

Viaex Technologies at a glance

Sustainable biomaterials for membrane separation

Viaex Technologies focuses on Biotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Nanotechnology, Chemicals, and Sustainability. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.viaextechnologies.com/ or find them on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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