Collects and prepares mouse DNA samples for analysis. Performs routine laboratory work under minimal supervision. Prepares solutions and media under sterile conditions. Performs various molecular biology techniques. Position also assists with general laboratory maintenance, including equipment maintenance and ordering/stocking of supplies.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Undergraduate coursework in molecular biology (freshman or sophomore); Cell biology or Genetics or related discipline
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 Instituteâ™s background investigation.
This position requires constant handling, seeing and sitting.
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.