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Research Assistant III

at The Scripps Research Institute

Posted: 9/4/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: http://careers.scripps.edu/postings/17449
Keywords: research, laboratory, lab

Job Description

Requisition Number 07117
Department Name: Molecular Medicine - FL
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Assistant III
Position Summary:

Scripps Research is currently seeking a Research Assistant for its Florida facility in the Molecular Medicine Department.

The position is to study Ribosome-Associated Protein Quality Control, both at the fundamental level and its role in disease. The approaches utilized include mouse models of neurodegeneration, mammalian tissue culture and molecular biology/cloning techniques.

Plan and conduct complex or novel research projects that involve the performance of non-routine procedures, development of new or improved techniques and evaluation criteria, thorough data analysis and complex interpretations of results; assist in designing experiments; operate sophisticated scientific lab equipment; may plan and conduct a small or average size project or a large portion of a more diverse project; may supervise or provide work direction and training to a small staff of professional-level employees; perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.  

Position Description
Location: Florida
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:

Details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

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 a minimum of 5 years experience. Candidates possessing a Master’s degree, 3+ years experience required.

Experience with mouse dissection and tissue harvest are highly desirable.

Requires strong project and laboratory management with excellent organizational skill, previous experience with a variety of spreadsheets and data management software systems; and the ability to analyze and report data from research efforts. Clearly and effectively prepare reports and presentations.

Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Florida & Palm Beach County residents are preferred.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Scientific & Technical
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.

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