Lab Tech I - Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory, Dr. Wolfgang Busch

  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
  • May 05, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description


Job #: G993

Posted Date: April 1, 2020

Closes On: Open Until Filled

Job Title: Lab Tech I - Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory, Dr. Wolfgang Busch

Status: Regular Full Time

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Laboratory/Department: Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory

Position Description:

Under close supervision, position will perform tasks and experiments in support of academic research projects. Position will be part of plant research group studying the genes involved in Arabidopsis root growth. Responsibilities may include: preparing media plates, overseeing plating of seeds by a robot and/or plating seeds, scanning media plates on flatbed scanner, simple data analysis, watering plants, and general lab maintenance.



  • Undergraduate coursework in biological sciences or related field, or combination of high school diploma (or equivalent) with relevant work experience.


  • Undergraduate coursework specifically in genetics, plant biology, physics, or chemistry



  • No professional experience required if completed relevant undergraduate coursework.


  • Experience in a laboratory setting
  • Experience with sterile environments

Special Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work an adjusted schedule to support research needs.
  • Successful completion of the Institute’s background investigation.
  • Willing to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires constant handling and seeing.


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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled