Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
The Gene Expression Laboratory of Assistant Professor Dannielle Engle, PhD is seeking a Lab Technician 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 perform tasks and experiments to support the research priorities of the lab. Primary responsibilities include mouse colony maintenance, laboratory inventory and organization, record keeping.
Undergraduate coursework in life sciences or equivalent work experience.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Must pass background investigation.
Must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement.
This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing, working inside, confined areas and exposure to animals.
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.