Job Description

Requisition Number 07066
Department Name: Immunology and Microbiology - CA
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Assistant II
Position Summary:

This position involves performing mammalian and yeast library preparation under minimal supervision, independently and in collaboration with others with little guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals. Coordinate and discuss with supervisor daily/weekly work plan. Perform a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Related duties, tasks and responsibilities will be protein production and purification from E. coli and mammalian cells as well as managing lab equipment and consumables, and perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.

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 3-5 years experience. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree, 2+ years experience required.
Candidate should be an excellent team player with effective verbal and written communication skills, must be self-motivated and highly organized with strong record-keeping skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior hands-on working experience with molecular biology methods in a high-throughput environment such as library preparation, PCR, sequencing, DNA extraction, gel electrophoresis as well as maintaining cells in culture is preferred. This position requires multiple periods of intense concentration. Ability to multi-task and perform under stress. Familiarity with BSL-2 protocols and best-practices as well as proven problem solving and troubleshooting abilities is a plus.

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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