Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Under direction, position performs tasks and experiments in support of academic research projects related to systems neuroscience. Responsibilities may include: animal headframing surgeries, intrinsic signal optical brain imaging, and the opportunity to learn sterotaxic viral injections among other related laboratory techniques.
Undergraduate coursework in neuroscience or biology.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Must be willing to work an adjusted schedule to support research needs.
Successful completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
This position requires constant handling, seeing, sitting, talking, and working outside.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.