Research Technician Assistant

California, United States
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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

The Single Cell Profiling and Cell Engineering Center is seeking a motivated individual to carry out large-scale experimental screens using a single-cell profiling workflow. The scope of the work spans many areas of cell and molecular biology, including experimental design, cell culture, RNA library prep, virus infections, and data analysis.

This is a 1 year term position.

Job Duties

  • Run large-scale experimental screen on cell cultures.
  • Develop cell culture protocols for human tissues (PBMC and skin).
  • Develop tissue dissociation protocols for novel tissue types.
  • Perform single-cell RNA-seq workflows (10x genomics).
  • Report results at a high-level and also in terms of crucial experimental details.
  • Lentivirus infections.
  • Motivated individuals may be trained in computational workflows developed within the lab.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. in Biology or Bioengineering.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with mammalian tissue culture.
  • Experience running drug screens.
  • Experience with viral infections

Required Documents

  • Resume