Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Under direct supervision, the Research Assistant I position is part of a multidisciplinary team studying epigenetics, chromatin structure, and gene expression. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing techniques related to cell and molecular biology and biochemistry. Tasks include maintenance of tissue, DNA, and other experimental samples, as well as taking part in data analysis and experimental planning. Other duties include assisting with general laboratory maintenance, including equipment maintenance, and ordering of supplies, etc.
Bachelor's degree in biological sciences or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
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.
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.