Job Description

Requisition Number 07368
Department Name: Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Assistant I - NE
Position Summary:

The laboratory is focusing on antibody discovery and vaccine development for HIV, HCV, ZIKV and several other viral pathogens. The experimental methods used in the laboratory including molecular biology, biochemistry, protein production and characterization, single B/T-cell analysis, and next-generation sequencing of immune repertoires. This individual will contribute to different projects assisting Staff Scientist and Principal Investigator, and may also contribute to the resulting publications from those projects. This individual will perform various molecular biology/protein experiments such as DNA cloning, PCR, site-directed mutagenesis, bacterial transformation, protein analysis including purification and western blot, mammalian cell culture and transfection, aseptic techniques, follow pre-defined protocols and perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.

Position Description

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

  • Prior experience in molecular/protein techniques is required.
  • Must be motivated, enthusiastic and keen to learn and have good organizational skills with neat record keeping & good time management skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation: $20.07-$25.06 per hour budgeted hiring range.
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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