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Intern (Newmeyer)

Job Description:
Training opportunity/unpaid internship available in Dr. Donald Newmeyer’s lab. Seeking current undergraduate (upper division standing preferred) who is intending to attend graduate school to study biology-related subjects.

Qualifications:
Knowledge of basic lab techniques and terms (pipetting, sterile technique, serial dilutions, solution preparation and cell culture)
Previous lab experience is preferred
One year of general biology and general chemistry required (more upper division classes recommended)
Attention to detail and ability to learn quickly
Additional skills required: basic computing skills, following experimental protocols, maintaining clear and detailed lab notebooks is a must; ability for independent thinking, strong communication skills and strongly self-motivated.
Special Conditions:
Minimum of 15 hours per week during school year and 20 hours per week during the summer.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should send their resume to be considered. Please apply HERE

About LJI:
In 2016, LJI was ranked as one of the best places to work in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal. The Institute hosts 24 world-renowned faculty and over 70 postdoctoral researchers hailing from 21 different countries. LJI is located in the Science Research Park on the campus of UC San Diego, with easy access to the San Diego life sciences community and all that the area has to offer.

Full-time employment at LJI includes a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision benefits, paid vacation/sick leave, and contributions to a retirement plan (403B).

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