Job Description

Requisition Number 07861
Department Name: Center for Protein & Nucleic Acid Research
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Assistant I - NE
Position Summary:

Will conduct experiments in nucleic acid manipulation, including PCR, gel electrophoresis and in vitro transcription, as well as working with enzymes such as polymerases, transposases, CRISPR nucleases and reverse transcriptases etc, with minimal supervision. Daily work will include preparing NGS libraries, operating NGS sequencing systems and following laboratory guidelines for data management and storage. Will require regular interpretation and presentation of experimental results at lab meetings.

Position Description
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.
Must be precise, highly motivated, and capable of mastering new experimental techniques in a timely manner.
Experience in amplification of RNA and DNA using PCR methods, gel electrophoresis and DNA sequencing technology.
Must have good communication skills and be comfortable working as part of a team.

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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