Job Description

Requisition Number 06259
Department Name: Immunology and Microbiology - CA
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Technician
Position Summary:

The candidate will work with the PI and postdoc to develop and test genome editing strategies and methods in primary human and mouse B cells. The candidate will be involved in purification of B cells from human blood/mouse spleen, and subsequent culture, engineering and analysis by FACS and RT-PCR with NGS. The candidate may also be involved in adoptive cell transfer and immunization experiments in mice as well as subsequent analysis of immune responses using FACS, antibody binding assays (ELISA/SPR), and pseudovirus neutralization assays.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

The candidate should be familiar with primary cell culture technique, and should be comfortable working with a mouse model system. Previous experience with cloning, PCR and NGS is an asset. The candidate should have excellent record keeping, organization, and communication skills and be willing to learn a diversity of techniques commonly used in the study of immunology and genome engineering.

Compensation: Budgeted Hourly Rate $17.69-$21.65
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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