Under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI) andor Research Associate, the Lab Tech I will execute experiments which have been outlined by PI and post-docs. Primary responsibilities include cell culture including differentiation and maintenance of human fibroblast, iPSC and neurons. Also the position requires RNA extraction, westerns and immunocytochemistry.
Undergraduate coursework in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology or Genetics or related discipline.
Must be willing to work with human cells and complete all appropriate associated training.
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 Institute’s background investigation.
This position requires constant seeing, adjusting focus 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.