Under general supervision, position performs tasks and experiments in support of academic research projects. Responsibilities may include: routine molecular biology, biochemical, and cell biology techniques. Maintains and prepares accurate records of all solutions made and testing performed. Performs lab maintenance such as sterilization of materials and preparation of solutions and competent bacteria .
Undergraduate coursework in biological sciences and general chemistry.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Must have flexible work schedule which includes at least one 4-5 hour shift per week.
Able to work a flexible schedule based on research needs and deadlines.
Successful completion of the Institute’s background investigation.
This position requires constant seeing 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.