Lab Equipment Maintenance Specialist

Irvine, California
low 80k's, commensurate with experience + benefits
April 03 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Lab Manager, Other

  The Laboratory Maintenance Specialist is responsible but not limited to;

  • Assist with day to day operation and maintenance of the core facility.
  • Responsible for various technologies located in the core facility. Train students, staff and faculty on the use of core facility equipment and ensure that instrument is used properly.
  • Oversee and instruct on the use and operation of major equipment, such as peptide synthesizer, mass spectrometers, flow cytometer and cell sorter
  • Perform basic maintenance including repair of instrument electronics, hardware, and software.  
  • Work closely with other instructors and be actively involved in other educational activities of the school, including laboratory sessions for the Master of Science and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences programs.
  • Arrange training workshops.  


  • BS Engineering, biological or biomedical sciences with laboratory research experience.
  • Working knowledge of Flow Cytometer (FACS), high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC), mass spectrometers, peptide synthesizer and chromatography systems repair, maintenance and operation.
  • Knowledge of high-resolution NMR spectrometer and X-ray diffraction systems, working knowledge of operation with cryogenic liquids (Nitrogen, Helium), knowledge of major maintenance procedures for air dryer systems.
  • Strong understanding of lab safety procedures with the ability to maintain a safe and organized lab.

Read full description on Chapman University employment website. Chapman application must be submitted for consideration of the recruitment.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.



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