Instructional Laboratory Technician (Biological Sciences)


The Santa Clarita Community College District/College of the Canyons is seeking* two full-time Instructional Laboratory Technician (Biological Sciences)(Canyon Country Campus) *in the Academic Affairs division. The ideal candidate will share our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year. Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4 percent Latinx/Hispanic, 32.2 percent White, 6.3 percent Asian, 5.5 percent African-American, 4.5 percent Pacific Islander, 2 percent multi-ethnic, and less than 1 percent Native American. The college was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, reflecting our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve. As one of 20 community colleges in the state selected for the California Guided Pathways Project, we are focused on enhancing equity and implementing policies and practices that help all students achieve successful academic outcomes.

College of the Canyons is pleased to announce the following:

Instructional Laboratory Technician (Biological Sciences) (Two Full-Time Positions - Canyon Country Campus) Review Date: January 28, 2020 Requisition# CLA19-332

Reporting to and under the supervision of the Dean, School of Mathematics, Sciences and Health Professions with daily work direction provided by the Department Chair in conjunction with departmental faculty and the Lab. Coordinator, performs a variety of technical and specialized duties related to the preparation, operation and maintenance of biological science laboratories and related areas; operates and demonstrates the use of specialized equipment and instructional materials; provides information and technical assistance to faculty and students. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

Experience: Two (2) years of full-time equivalent responsible experience working with the public in an educational, tutorial, laboratory setting or related area to Biological Sciences. Additional years of education to that identified below may substitute for experience requirement on a year for year basis. One year will equal 30 semester units.


Education equivalent to an Associate of Arts degree (60 semester units) from an accredited institution in a related field. College coursework must include successful completion of undergraduate college biology courses with bench-work skill sets to include microbiology, cellular-molecular, organismal, and physiology courses (minimum of 10 units).

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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on January 28, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at:

If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4-5 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

Computational BioSciences Group Lead - 88553 Organization: CR-Computational Research


Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division (CRD, has an opening for a Computational Biosciences Group Lead.

The Computational Biosciences Group Lead will provide technical and administrative leadership for all aspects of the group’s activities with an initial focus on building up the group’s activities and strategy. The group’s activities span many different areas within computational bioscience including, but not limited to, research and development in data analytics, statistical machine learning, theory and mechanistic models that are all enabled by high-performance computing. The focus of the group is to wield these tools to address our nation’s energy, environment, and health needs.

In support of CRD’s strategic objective to build stronger collaborative research ties within Berkeley Lab, a main focus of the Computational Biosciences Group Lead will be in building and strengthening collaborations and relationships with Berkeley Lab’s Bioscience Area and helping them to enable their vision through computation. Additional collaborations between the group and UC Berkeley, UCSF, and the State of California will also be relevant moving forward.

What You Will Do:

• Provide technical and administrative leadership for the Computational Biosciences Group including, but not limited to, research and development in data analytics, statistical machine learning, theory and mechanistic models that are all enabled by high-performance computing. • Exhibit creativity and ingenuity that leads to significant scientific breakthroughs in an area of applied mathematics, computational mathematics, computer science, computational science, or a related field that is relevant to the Department of Energy (DOE) and Berkeley Lab. • Lead significant projects and programs in the group, take accountability for results, and represent the Department and Division to funding agencies. • Secure funding for an active research and development program in his/her technical areas. • Provides management, supervision, guidance and mentoring for the professionals and technical support staff. • May serve on editorial boards and national committees.

What is Required:

• Ph.D. in Biology, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Computational Sciences, or related fields, or overall equivalent experience and at least five years of experience conducting original research in computational bioscience. • Nationally and/or internationally recognized in-depth technical knowledge and expertise in the development of methodologies, techniques, and algorithms for computational bioscience as evidenced by strong scientific and technical achievements and/or a strong publication record. • Demonstrated experience securing research funding. • Evidence of strong management, administrative and people skills, creativity in decision-making and problem solving; experience in human resource management. • Excellent communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to facilitate communications within institutions and with the research community, government agencies, and industry. • Excellent organizational, communication, technical writing and presentation skills.

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.


• This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay. • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment. • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

How To Apply

Apply directly online at and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.

*Learn About Us: *

Berkeley Lab (LBNL, addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

Working at Berkeley Lab ( has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities. To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here (

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4 ( Click here ( to view the poster: “Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law”.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups presently considering scientific research careers.

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