Job: Research Assistant II

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Posted: 09/04/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 11055

Job Description

Requisition Number 04598
Department Name: Neuroscience - FL
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Assistant II
Position Summary:

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is currently seeking a Research Assistant II for the Department of Neuroscience for its Florida location.

The selected candidate will plan and conduct complex or novel research projects that involve non-routine procedures, the development of new or improved techniques, and perform a thorough data analysis and interpretation of results. The successful candidate will assist in designing experiments, operate sophisticated scientific lab equipment, and may pursue a research project solely and/or in collaboration with other lab members. The individual may supervise or provide work direction and training to other lab members, and perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned. The specific research projects will involve the molecular and cellular analysis of learning and memory processes using Drosophila.

Location: Florida
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been attained. Requires 3-5 years experience. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree, 2+ years experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

The candidate should have work experience in molecular biological techniques and histological techniques to include whole-mount immunohistochemistry and cryosectioning. In addition, experience in confocal microscopy and general microscopy is critical. General laboratory experience in the preparation of solutions is also required.

Florida and Palm Beach County residents are preferred.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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10550 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
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La Jolla, CA 92037
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10550 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
10550 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 784-1000
Scripps Florida
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