Job Description

Requisition Number 05733
Department Name: Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Technician
Position Summary:

This position is for a structural biology lab interested in vaccine design against pathogens such as HIV and Flu. The research assistant will be primarily responsible for supporting ongoing investigations within the lab. Specific duties may include, purification of antibodies, protein complex formation and structural characterization using negative-stain electron microscopy, biophysical characterization using ELISA, BLI, and DSF. Also will include buffer preparation, equipment maintenance, restocking supplies and 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 and up to one (1) year of related experience. Three (3) to six (6) years of related laboratory experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Experience with basic cloning, molecular biology techniques, tissue culture, antibody expression, antibody purification, ELISA, protein conjugation and labeling is highly desirable.
Technical expertise in electron microscopy is not required, however familiarity with FPLC and column chromatography is highly preferred.
Ability to maintain records across multiple projects in a neat and organized manner is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation: $17.69 -21.65 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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