Research assistant needed at Scripps Research

Research in a lab

Scripps Research in Jupiter, FL is seeking a research assistant to join their team.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Planning and conducting complex or novel research projects.
  • Assisting in designing experiments and operating sophisticated scientific lab equipment.
  • Supervising or providing work direction and training to other lab members.

The specific research projects will include high throughput and high content, cell-based screening for compounds that alter the physiology and function of neurons. The screens and related experiments are designed to discover probes and therapeutics for neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders. 

Basic qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline is along with three to five years of work-related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.

Preferred qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have substantial work experience in general cell culture techniques and prior experience in working with iPSC lines and microtiter plate readers.
  • Florida and Palm Beach County residents.

To learn more about this opportunity and apply, log into Handshake with your FIU credentials and type in the following keywords: research assistant. Filter by Jupiter, FL location.

Deadline to apply is Nov. 6.