Lab Manager

Location
California, United States
Posted
Tuesday, 16 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 16 August 2020
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Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world's brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions. We thrive on finding and cultivating talented people who are passionate about what they do. Join us and be a part of the diverse Caltech community.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Lab Manager with a background in Drosophila genetics and neurobiology. The successful candidate will be responsible for ordering supplies, performing genetic crosses, and assisting with basic research experiments involving molecular biology, neuroanatomy, and behavior. 

Job Duties 

  • Supervise the maintenance of all fly stocks in the lab.
  • Conduct sequences of genetic crosses to create new fly lines.
  • Perform routine molecular biological procedures.
  • Process tissue and image for neuroanatomical data collection.
  • Order supplies and chemicals for the lab.

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. (or higher).
  • Knowledge of basic molecular biology and genetics.
  • Two or more years of experience working with Drosophila or other genetic model system.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience operating a confocal microscope.
  • Experience using Image J.
  • Experience with microdissection.

Required Documents

  • Resume

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