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Research Assistant I-Lipton lab

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POSITION TITLE: Research Assistant I
Looking for a motivated and organized individual to join an exciting project studying disease mechanisms in cellular models of neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases. The successful candidate will help in the production and maintenance of human iPSC-derived neuronal and glial cells and primary neuronal cultures. Perform experiments under general supervision, independently, and in collaboration with others. In addition to the maintenance of cell cultures, the candidate will be performing techniques including immunocytochemistry and Western Blotting. May provide interpretation and initial analysis of results. May help in troubleshooting methods and procedures. Perform other related duties, tasks, and responsibilities as required or assigned
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skill and abilities have been attained. Requires 1-3 years experience. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree, 0-2 years experience required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in iPSC-related cell culture, immunocytochemistry, confocal microscopy, Western blot, and/or other basic molecular biology techniques. Two or more years of lab experience. Fast learner with good attention to detail and strong organizational and record keeping skills.
This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.
COMPENSATION: $20.07-$25.06 per hour based on experience.
EEO Statement:
The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.
COVID-19 update:
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