Overview

The Scripps Research Institute is currently seeking a Research Assistant in the Chemistry Department for its California facility.

The research group is seeking a highly motivated Research Assistant with experience in cell and molecular biology to join a collaborative and interdisciplinary team of scientists focused on small molecule discovery and early stage translational research.
Will provide effective scientific assistance with: mammalian cell culture; drug discovery; mechanism of action studies; gene expression profiling; DNA purification or cloning; protein purification and characterization; enzymology; and HTS and perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.  
Will follow detailed instructions in the performance of experiments and will be responsible for accurate scientific research, documentation of results, and the evaluation/analysis of data.
Hiring preference given to local candidates.

About The Scripps Research Institute

The Scripps Research Institute, one of the world's largest, private, non-profit research organizations, stands at the forefront of basic biomedical science, a vital segment of medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. Over the last decades, the institute has established a lengthy track record of major contributions to the betterment of health and the human condition.