Research Assistant I - Integrative Biology Laboratory, Dr. Edward Stites

Location
La Jolla, CA
Posted
Aug 28, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION SUMMARY

Under general supervision, the Research Assistant I assists with mathematical, statistical,
and/or computational tasks related to laboratory research and function.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1) (100%) Analytical Support

  • Learn technical proficiency in mathematical and/or statistical software, programming
    languages, bioinformatics packages, and/or more general purposes computer
    software related to laboratory research or function.
  • Discuss projects and assignments with principal investigator and/or lab members
    and/or collaborators.
  • Install and maintain software licenses, updates, and functionality of software under
    use. 
  • Perform computational, statistical, or mathematical investigations as designed by
    and with the principal investigator and/or lab members and/or collaborators.


EXPERIENCE
Required:

  • 0-2 years of related lab experience


EDUCATION
Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a biological science or related

SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Required:

  • College level understanding of calculus and statistics

Preferred:

  • Programming experience in at least one language.

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Must be willing to work in an animal-related research environment.
  • Satisfactory completion of the Institute’s background investigation.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This position requires constant adjusting focus, grasping, hearing, keying, seeing, sitting, talking, analyzing, calculating, communicating, reading, reasoning, writing, working in confined areas, and working inside. 

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