Lab Tech II - Regulatory Biology Laboratory, Dr. Satchidananda Panda

  • Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • La Jolla, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jun 18, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences

Job Description

Job #: H115
Posted Date: June 8, 2020
Closes On: Open Until Filled
Job Title: Lab Tech II - Regulatory Biology Laboratory, Dr. Satchidananda Panda
Status: Regular Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Laboratory/Department: Regulatory Biology Laboratory
Research in the lab is geared towards identifying molecular components and events critical for transmitting light information from the eye to the master oscillator in the brain.
Position Description:

The Lab Tech II position is responsible for performing various molecular biology, cell and biochemistry techniques; mouse handling and colony maintenance in support of the Principal Investigator (PI) and lab research goals. Other duties include assisting with general laboratory maintenance, including equipment maintenance, and ordering of supplies, etc.



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


  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in biological sciences or MS in biological sciences or related field, Independent Research in circadian rhythm in vertebrate model organisms is highly preferred.



  • 0-2 years of experience as a lab technician or equivalent related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and application of molecular biology knowledge preferably in rodent husbandry and tests, DNA/RNA analyses from diverse tissue types.
  • Demonstrated experience with general lab maintenance, including cleaning, stocking supply inventory, and ensuring the maintenance of a sterile environment.

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 to sign confidentiality agreement.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires constant adjusting focus, seeing, sitting, touching/feeling, and working inside.

Application Details

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Application Deadline

Open Until Filled