A full-time position for a research technician is available immediately with the Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, and Center for Cancer Immunotherapy at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (San Diego) in the lab of Dr. Sonia Sharma. The successful candidate will join a team of scientists investigating novel metabolic enzyme and metabolite targets that influence response to cancer immunotherapy .
The research involves in vivo mouse work, cell culture, molecular biology and flow cytometry/cell sorting. Previous experience with in vivo tumor models and flow cytometry is preferred, however training will be provided. This position requires a 2-year minimum commitment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The candidate will support active research and day-to-day operations of our research laboratory. We seek candidates who are diligent and meticulous, who display initiative and will be able to contribute intellectually to the project.
Minimum requirements for this position include: a bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) in immunology, biology, biochemistry or related field, at least 1-2 years of lab experience in an academic or industrial setting and the ability to illustrate the conceptual significance of previous work/training experiences.
This is a great opportunity for a talented person to grow in a creative and stimulating work environment.
How to apply:
Interested applicants should include a resume (less than 2 pages
including contact information of 2 references) and a brief cover letter relating how
their talents fulfill the criteria for this position.