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The Research Assistant III is responsible for all lab managerial duties in support of the Principal Investigator’s (PI) studies along with overseeing the maintenance of the lab mouse colony and performing experiments to assist members of the lab. Duties include performing advanced molecular biology techniques, cell culture and histology; training staff in molecular biology, cell culture, histology techniques and all other techniques as necessary; maintaining a mouse colony used by all lab members; writing animal protocols; equipment upkeep and repair; ensuring compliance with all Salk policies; managing any scientific or interpersonal issues that may arise. Incumbent is also responsible for all lab materials including plasmid DNA, DNA and custom primer data, chemical inventory list, freezer/fridge contents, and frozen tissue inventory. Assists PI with budget management, department ordering, act as lab representative/point person regarding all lab issues, and ensuring lab safety.
(40%) Research Support
(30%) Lab Management
(30%) Mouse Colony Management
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position requires constant seeing, handling, touching/feeling, analyzing, calculating, reasoning and working inside.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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