Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The laboratory studies the molecular networks that play important roles in cancer and human disease. The laboratory has a diverse set of research programs that have been catalyzed by computational analyses of biological systems. The laboratory is looking for one (or more) part-time Research Assistants who have the ability to work independently and perform rigorous and reproducible experiments that can test these hypotheses. A Research Assistant II needs to have prior experience designing and trouble-shooting experiments successfully. Additionally, the candidate will have strong experience in at least one of the following areas:
b)Cancer cell biology
d)Mouse models of cancer
Bachelor's degree in biological sciences or related field.
PhD or ability to work at a similar level in terms of independence and quality of work.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Must be willing to work with human cells and complete all appropriate associated training.
Must be willing to work independently and must have a flexible schedule to support research needs.
Successful completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, seeing, sitting and working inside.
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.