Lab Tech II - Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Dr. Tony Hunter

  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jan 15, 2020
Part time / Adjunct   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description


Job #: G942

Posted Date: January 10, 2020

Closes On: January 24, 2020

Job Title: Lab Tech II - Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Dr. Tony Hunter

Status: Temporary Part Time

Benefits Eligible: No

Laboratory/Department: Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory

Laboratory studies how cells regulate their growth and division, and how mutations in genes that regulate growth lead to cancer. Current efforts are aimed at elucidating how protein phosphorylation, ubiquitination, and SUMOylation events are used to regulate cell proliferation and growth control, and cell cycle checkpoint activation in response to DNA damage.

Position Description:

This person will assist with lab support (solution making and autoclaving), and will be trained to perform basic biochemical techniques including gel electrophoresis, (both protein and DNA); immunofluorescence; plasmid preparation; mammalian cell culture; mouse handling and colony management; and PCR used to make mutant proteins and to genotype mice.



  • Undergraduate degree and coursework in biological sciences or related fields, or equivalent combination of education or experience.


  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in biological sciences.



  • 6 months experience as a lab technician or equivalent related experience.

Special Requirements:

  • 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 Institute’s background investigation.
  • Must be willing sign a confidentiality agreement.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing, working inside and in confined areas.


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Application Deadline

January 24, 2020