The Research Assistant II position performs tasks and experiments in support of the Principal Investigator (PI) and lab research goals. Responsibilities include: tissue histology, animal experiments, molecular biology experiments and cell biology experiments. Other duties include providing lab support and general laboratory maintenance and organization.
Bachelor's degree in biological sciences or related field.
Must be willing to work an adjusted schedule when necessary to support research needs.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
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.