Research Assistant III
|Department Name:||Molecular Medicine - FL|
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Position Title||Research Assistant III|
|Position Summary:|| |
Scripps Research is currently seeking a Research Assistant for its Florida facility in the Molecular Medicine Department.
The position is to study Ribosome-Associated Protein Quality Control, both at the fundamental level and its role in disease. The approaches utilized include mouse models of neurodegeneration, mammalian tissue culture and molecular biology/cloning techniques.
Plan and conduct complex or novel research projects that involve the performance of non-routine procedures, development of new or improved techniques and evaluation criteria, thorough data analysis and complex interpretations of results; assist in designing experiments; operate sophisticated scientific lab equipment; may plan and conduct a small or average size project or a large portion of a more diverse project; may supervise or provide work direction and training to a small staff of professional-level employees; perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.
|Physical Requirements:|| |
Details 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 a minimum of 5 years experience. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree, 3+ years experience required.
Experience with mouse dissection and tissue harvest are highly desirable.
Requires strong project and laboratory management with excellent organizational skill, previous experience with a variety of spreadsheets and data management software systems; and the ability to analyze and report data from research efforts. Clearly and effectively prepare reports and presentations.
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
|Preferred Qualifications:|| |
Florida & Palm Beach County residents are preferred.
|Compensation:||Commensurate with experience|
|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.