Research Assistant II/III - Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Dr. Nicola Allen

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

Job Description

 


Job #: G945


Posted Date: January 13, 2020


Closes On: Open Until Filled


Job Title: Research Assistant II/III - Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Dr. Nicola Allen


Status: Regular Full Time


Benefits Eligible: Yes


Position Description:

Position is responsible for assisting two projects investigating non-neuronal brain cells called astrocytes: 1) development of astrocytes; 2) how astrocytes affect the progression of neurodegenerative disorders.

Duties include harvesting brain tissue, processing brain tissue for analysis, tissue sectioning, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscope imaging, molecular biology including cloning and analysis of RNA. Must be able to work independently after the initial training period.


Education:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the biological sciences, preferably neuroscience component.


Experience:

Required:

  • Immunohistochemical analysis of brain tissue.
  • Molecular biology including knowledge of cloning.
  • Microscopy
  • Mouse handling.

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with sequencing technologies.


Special Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
  • Satisfactory completion of the Institute’s background investigation.
  • Willing to work an adjusted schedule when research needs require it.
  • Must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement.


Physical Requirements:

This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, seeing and talking.


 

Application Details

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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled