Job Description

Requisition Number 05870
Department Name: Center for Protein & Nucleic Acid Research
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Assistant II
Position Summary:

Seeing a Research Assistant II in the Center for Protein & Nucleic Acid Research at TSRI, La Jolla. Projects will include applications of Next Generation Sequencing, amplification of RNA and DNA using PCR methods, gel electrophoresis, and CRISPR technology.
Will work under minimal supervision, independently and in collaboration with others 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 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with next generation sequencing technology preferred.

Compensation: $45,926- $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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