Laboratory Research Assistant

California (US)
12 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Aug 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical 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

Provide support for laboratory tasks related to ongoing projects relevant to human magnetoreception

Job Duties

  • Routine calibration of laboratory equipment
  • Assist with preparation of subjects for EEG-related experimentation
  • Assist with recruiting human subjects, and preparing the experimental conditions
  • Maintain laboratory organization
  •  Maintain cultures of Planaria for experimentation
  • Edit proposals and manuscripts, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Geobiology, Biology, or a related field
  • 1 year or more experience working in related laboratories
  • Knowledge of basic science (e.g., Caltech undergrad core requirements)
  • Ability to operate standard laboratory test equipment

Required Documents

  • Resume