Research Assistant I (Cell and Molecular Biology of Cancer) Zhao, J Lab

Employer
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Location
La Jolla, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
2153633861
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Sanford Burnham Prebys is a preeminent, independent biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding human biology and disease, and advancing scientific discoveries to profoundly impact human health.

A Research Assistant I position is available in the J. Zhao lab. The Research Assistant will be working in the J. Zhao lab and will be involved in biochemistry and structural biology work. The Research Assistant will be learning new technologies, as well as applying existing knowledge to procedures and bench-work.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Carry out biochemistry experiments including protein purification
  • Keep records of experiments and data organization
  • Troubleshoots problems and develops solutions to technical problems of moderate to high scope using independent thinking, literature, and colleagues as resources to solve problems
  • Provides interpretation and analysis of results
  • Work with colleagues to maintain various reagent collections, and inventories
  • Present findings at weekly group meetings


Required Skills

Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the biological science or related studies OR equivalent education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained is required
  • Prior lab experience is a plus
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities
  • Proficiency in programming and CRISPR is preferred
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Be responsible and have strong time management skills
  • Able to analyze and resolve issues of moderate complexity
  • Possess strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate professional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Embody the Institute's core values of Commitment, Collaboration, Communication, Community and Compassion

The scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute are making research breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology, and children's disease. We are also at the forefront of finding solutions for health threats such as COVID-19, where we are working to identify drugs that may help millions of people. During our more than 40 year history, we have established an NCI-designated Cancer Center, designed one of the most sophisticated drug discovery centers in the nonprofit world, and created global collaborations that are leading to preventions, treatments and cures to improve human health.

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability - committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE.

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the biological science or related studies OR equivalent education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained is required
  • Prior lab experience is a plus
Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities
  • Proficiency in programming and CRISPR is preferred
  • Work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Be responsible and have strong time management skills
  • Able to analyze and resolve issues of moderate complexity
  • Possess strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate professional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Embody the Institute's core values of Commitment, Collaboration, Communication, Community and Compassion

The scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute are making research breakthroughs in cancer, neuroscience, immunology, and children's disease. We are also at the forefront of finding solutions for health threats such as COVID-19, where we are working to identify drugs that may help millions of people. During our more than 40 year history, we have established an NCI-designated Cancer Center, designed one of the most sophisticated drug discovery centers in the nonprofit world, and created global collaborations that are leading to preventions, treatments and cures to improve human health.

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability - committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click HERE.

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