Job Description

Requisition Number 06585
Department Name: Molecular Medicine - CA
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Assistant II
Position Summary:

This position will involve routine day to day work in Plasmid construction, ChIP analysis, Western blot, Southern blot, stem cell culture and manipulation, mammalian cell culture and transfection, retroviral and lentiviral gene delivery, CRISPR gene knock-out and shRNA, small laboratory animal ( mouse) handling and lab organization and perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.  

Position Description

Under minimal supervision, independently and in collaboration with others perform research and conduct a wide variety of standard laboratory procedures for projects; analyze data and interpret results; investigate, troubleshoot and modify methods and procedures as necessary; may assist in designing experiments; may provide routine equipment maintenance as well as guidance/training to other department personnel; perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.  

Location: 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 3-5 years experience. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree, 2+ years experience required.
Must have strong molecular biology background and mammalian cell culture training and good lab organizing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Small laboratory animal handling skills are preferred.

Compensation: $49,920 - - $57,408 per year 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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