The Regulatory Biology Laboratory of Assistant Professor Dannielle Engle, PhD is seeking an experienced and motivated senior research assistant to be a part of a multi-disciplinary team working to identify novel therapeutic strategies and diagnostic indicators for pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. The successful candidate will use genetically engineered mouse models and xenograft models to help further our studies in these areas. In addition, the candidate will help manage our animal colony, perform animal therapeutic studies, and help with the daily operation of the lab.
Bachelors of Science in a related field or equivalent work experience.
A masterâ™s degree in biology or related field.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Must be willing to complete occasional duties on weekends and holidays, and to work an adjusted schedule to support research needs.
Must pass background investigation.
Must be willing to sign confidentiality agreement.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, reaching, touching/feeling, reasoning, 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.