This position is responsible for performing tasks and experiments in support of academic research projects. Responsibilities may include: histology, genotyping laboratory animals and optimizing histology protocols. With training from the biophotonics core, the position may also include imaging tissue sections using epifluirescent and fluorescent confocal. Good lab practice and excellent lab notebook keeping is essential.
Degree in biological sciences or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Completed coursework or experience related to neuroscience or histology.
Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
Satisfactory completion of the Instituteâ™s background investigation.
Willing to sign a confidentiality agreement.
This role requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, touching, feeling, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing, working in a confined area and working inside.
Salk scientists are dedicated to innovative biological research. The Salk Institute consistently ranks among the leading research institutions in the world for its faculty's contributions and the impact of their findings. Focused both on discovery and on mentoring future generations of researchers, Salk scientists make groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of cancer, aging, Alzheimer's, diabetes and infectious diseases by studying neuroscience, genetics, cell and plant biology, and related disciplines. "We lead biological research. We prize discovery. Salk is where cures begin."Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in La Jolla, the Salk Institute offers a warm, collegial and collaborative work environment, where employees enjoy a generous benefits program. Social activities on campus encourage interaction as a community.