Job Description

Requisition Number 06393
Department Name: Neuroscience - FL
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Assistant I - NE
Position Summary:

Under general supervision, independently and in collaboration with others, perform research for projects; may provide interpretation and initial analysis of results; may investigate, troubleshoot and modify methods and procedures; may assist in designing experiments; perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.  

Location: Florida
Additional Information:

Working within the Ron Davis laboratory, the selected candidate will perform a variety of scientific experiments and laboratory duties. These include the care and husbandry of the laboratory’s mouse colony and dissection of mouse brains to establish primary neuronal cultures for subsequent scientific experiments. In addition, the successful candidate will be part of a team involved in cell-based screens for small molecules that influence neuronal function as potential drug candidates. The successful candidate will work both independently and in collaboration with other laboratory personnel to include the design, completion, troubleshooting and interpretation of scientific experiments of the type identified above. Other duties and tasks may be required or assigned as needed.

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 1-3 years experience. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree, 0-2 years experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Some experience with mouse husbandry is preferred. The position requires an individual who is well organized, self-motivated, and has high standards of excellence. The individual should be forward thinking and creative with high ethical standards.

Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Scientific & Technical
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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