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Research Tech I (SGE-Rao)

Job summary:
A full-time position for a research technician is immediately available in Division of Signaling and Gene Expression at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (San Diego). The position involves managing the day-to-day operations of two adjoining laboratories. Duties include keeping common lab supplies stocked and maintaining a large mouse colony. A minimum time commitment of 3 years is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The candidates will support active research and day-to-day operations of our lab under the direct supervision. We seek candidates who are diligent, organized, and self-motivated. The ideal candidate would have at least 1-2 years mouse experience and be comfortable performing or learning technical procedures.

Candidate will be managing and organizing a large transgenic mouse colony, performing various technical procedures and routine colony maintenance. The ideal candidate would also be tracking, ordering and restocking common lab equipment and helping in day-to-day laboratory maintenance and organization.

Qualifications:
Minimum requirements for this position include a bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) in biology or related field and 2 years of mouse experience.

This is a great opportunity for a talented person to grow in a creative and stimulating collaborative work environment.

For the Application:

Please attach your resume (maximum 2 pages including contact information of 2 references) and a cover letter. Attach all required documents as a single attachment in your application. Please apply HERE

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