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Research Assistant II

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Requisition Information

Posting Information

Requisition Number 05175
Department Name: Immunology and Microbiology - CA
Position Type: Temporary
Position Title Research Assistant II
Position Summary:

This position is available for a person with training in molecular biology to join a multidisciplinary effort to study the neuro-biological and neuro-immunological bases of drug addiction.
Will perform research and conduct a wide variety of standard laboratory procedures for projects, analyze data and interpret results, investigate, troubleshoot and modify methods and procedures as necessary, may assist in designing experiments, may provide routine equipment maintenance as well as guidance/training to other department personnel and perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.

Location: California
Additional Information:

This position involves small laboratory animal handling.
This position is temporary for 3 months.
This position is not eligible for benefits.

Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been attained. Requires 3-5 years experience. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree, 2+ years experience required.

Must be highly motivated, able to work semi-independently, and have a strong background in molecular biology, RNA sequencing and related techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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